15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dubai
Fly + Bus:  15 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Imatra
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
5
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Dubai

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Napapiirin Porofarmi. Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi visit planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. In March, Rovaniemi is colder than Dubai - with highs of -1°C and lows of -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy

3
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Shop till you drop at Elan Ski Shop & Rental and LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery. Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Safaris. Venture out of the city with trips to Sarestoniemi Museum (in Kaukonen) and Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo). It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

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Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March in Levi, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Akaslompolo, Sarestoniemi Museum
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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 10th (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and finally shop like a local with Galleria Ronga. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum and then explore the striking landscape of Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere road trip site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Levi in March, expect nights in Tampere to be about the same, around -7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Imatra.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

1
night
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): stop by Imatran Kalatalo, head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, stroll through Lempukka Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Nicholas, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Prisma.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Imatra road trip planning app.

Drive from Tampere to Imatra in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Imatra sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Prisma
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Imatran Kalatalo ©
Imatran Kalatalo
Prisma ©
Prisma

5
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 outdoors at Bellevue Beach and Paavolan Tammi. Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa), Kotka (Riverside Park & Linden Esplanade) and Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo). There's still lots to do: stop by Katajanokka, browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip planner.

You can take a train from Imatra to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Spas

Side Trips

Kotka, Stromforsin Ruukki, Paavolan Tammi, Bellevue Beach, Inkoon kirkko
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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