15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kuusamo
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Levi
— 2 nights
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
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Tampere
— 1 night
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Helsinki
— 2 nights

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): stroll through Ruka and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, then stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, then explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, and finally examine the collection at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kuusamo trip maker site.

Minneapolis, USA to Kuusamo is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Minneapolis to Kuusamo, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. February in Kuusamo sees daily highs of 24°F and lows of 13°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Shopping
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Forestry Museum of Lapland, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then browse the different shops at Arctic Circle Mall, then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi attractions planning website.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°F in February, and nighttime lows around 14°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Shopping · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland
Safaris
Forestry Museum of Lapland ©
Forestry Museum of Lapland

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 9th (Sat), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Levi trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°F in February, and nighttime lows around 13°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, and finally look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop. On the next day, fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°F in February, and nighttime lows around 9°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Wildlife
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, then kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and then stop by Ideapark. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then perfect your strike at Space Bowling & Billiards Tampere.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Saariselka to Tampere takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Saariselka in February: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 30°F and lows are around 21°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Do your shopping at Turun Kauppahalli and Kauppakeskus Mylly. Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Cathedral and Pike's Gut. Step out of Turku with an excursion to Bellevue Beach in Hanko--about 1h 55 min away. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, and work off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. February in Turku sees daily highs of 32°F and lows of 23°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Hietaranta Beach and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. February in Helsinki sees daily highs of 33°F and lows of 26°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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