15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
4
Mikkeli
— 1 night
5
Imatra
— 1 night
6
Levi
— 1 night
7
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Galerie Forsblom. Shop till you drop at Kamppi Shopping Centre and Artisaani. Venture out of the city with trips to Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo) and Bellevue Beach (in Hanko). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, wander the streets of Katajanokka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Helsinki online trip builder.

Tehran, Iran to Helsinki is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Tehran to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tehran in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Inkoon kirkko, Bellevue Beach
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Photographic Centre Peri, thenkick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly. On the next day, browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, thenview the masterpieces at Galleria Joella, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Naantali Old Town, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Do your shopping at Vitikkala Manor and Pori Art Museum. Let the collections at Laukko Manor and Galleria Ronga capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Hameenlinna (Birthplace of Jean Sibelius & Linna Golf & Country Club). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, admire the masterpieces at Haihara Art Centre, and browse the range of quality goods at City Sokos.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tampere trip builder app.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Tampere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Tampere

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, Vitikkala Manor, Laukko Manor, Pori Art Museum
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Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Birthplace of Jean Sibelius ©
Birthplace of Jean Sibelius

1
night
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 30th (Mon), stop by Stella, learn about all things military at Communications Centre Lokki, view the masterpieces at Mikkelin Valokuvakeskus, pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Rural Parish Church, thentake a stroll around Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Cathedral.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Mikkeli trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Tampere to Mikkeli in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Mikkeli, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Stella ©
Stella
Communications Centre Lokki
Communications Centre Lokki
Mikkeli Rural Parish Church ©
Mikkeli Rural Parish Church

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): look for gifts at Imatran Kalatalo, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Lempukka Beach, thenhead off the coast to Lammassaari Island, and finally browse the range of quality goods at Prisma.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Imatra tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mikkeli to Imatra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, get all the equipment you need at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, thenview the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally make a trip to Ounasjoki - River for activities.

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Getting from Imatra to Levi by combination of train and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Imatra in December, things will get little chillier in Levi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Shopping Outdoors Neighborhoods
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, shop like a local with Marttiini Store Old Factory, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip planning app.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rovaniemi when traveling from Levi in January, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Shopping Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Marttiini Store Old Factory ©
Marttiini Store Old Factory
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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