15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Tampere
— 3 nights
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Helsinki
— 5 nights

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Santa Claus Village and Santa Claus Office. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi tour itinerary site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Rovaniemi is minus 2 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife · Theme Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Levi Ski Resort and Icekarting Levi. When in Levi, make a side trip to see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio, approximately Muonio away. The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trips

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

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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.
Family-friendly places like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and PortaaliVR will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Hameenlinna (Birthplace of Jean Sibelius & Ahvenisto). The adventure continues: enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, have some family-friendly fun at Irti Maasta Tampere, and contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tampere online tour planner.

Fly from Levi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Levi in December; daily highs in Tampere reach 0°C and lows reach -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall

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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.
Family-friendly places like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Senate Square will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). Pack the 27th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip builder website.

Drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tampere in December: highs in Helsinki hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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