15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Levi
— 3 nights
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Berlin, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · 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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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Take a break from Turku with a short trip 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, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Turku itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Beaches

Side Trips

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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Room Escape Games
Suomen Huvilupa Oy ©
Suomen Huvilupa Oy

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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.
Step out of Levi to go to Muonio and see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, which is approximately 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, hit the slopes at Kids' Land, and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Levi trip planner.

Fly from Turku to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Turku in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around -6°C and lows are around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Adventure

Side Trips

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

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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.
On the 31st (Tue), see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, then stroll through Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, then hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Saariselka Bowling.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka tour planner.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling

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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.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip builder app.

Drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -10°C in January, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Outdoors
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Angry Birds Park ©
Angry Birds Park
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris