15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kuusamo
— 1 night
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights
5
Tampere
— 1 night
6
Turku
— 3 nights
7
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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night
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, thenstop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, thenexplore 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 °F and lows of °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
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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 ©
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, thenbrowse the different shops at Arctic Circle Mall, thenstop 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 °F in February, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Shopping Outdoors Wildlife
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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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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.
On the 9th (Sat), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Levi travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February in Levi, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Adventure Outdoors 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, thenidentify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, thenstop 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 °F in February, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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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 ©
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, thenkick 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 fly; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Saariselka in February: high temperatures in Tampere hover around °F and lows are around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Ideapark
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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 Turku Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Hanko (Pike's Gut & Bellevue Beach). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, work off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Turku travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. February in Turku sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Hanko, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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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.
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, thenpause 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 °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Beaches
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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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