15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Levi online tour planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Levi is an approximately 25- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Levi is 5 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in November, things will get much colder in Levi: highs are around -3°C and lows about -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Tours Outdoors

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally look for gifts at Marttiini Store Old Factory. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi vacation planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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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.
On the 15th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, then get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Ronga, then view the masterpieces at Laukko Manor, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Haihara Art Centre. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach and then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere online day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, expect Tampere to be a bit warmer, temps between 3°C and -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to catch the 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.
Get outdoors at Bellevue Beach and Vepsa Island. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turku Castle and Photographic Centre Peri. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, and view the masterpieces at Galleria Joella.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Turku online trip maker.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks 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.
Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Step out of the city life by going to Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, look for gifts at Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, visit Ullanlinna, and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planning tool.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to 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
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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