15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly + Drive:  21​h 30​min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Rio de Janeiro

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

Before you visit Levi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Levi is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Eastern European Time is 5 hours. In November, Levi is colder than Rio de Janeiro - with highs of -3°C and lows of -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Trails Winter Sports

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 13th (Fri), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, then look for gifts at LAURI, and finally make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to -2°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, then view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga, then get a taste of the local shopping with Laukko Manor, and finally view the masterpieces at Haihara Art Centre. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in November, with highs in Tampere at 3°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Turku Castle and Galleria Joella. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bellevue Beach and Vepsa Island. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, and take in the exciting artwork at Photographic Centre Peri.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Turku route planner .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kauppakeskus Mylly, Bellevue Beach
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

4
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Head to Market Square Kauppatori and Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenirfor some retail therapy. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Helsinki are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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