15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
4
Porvoo
— 2 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Visiting Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach will get you outdoors. Pack the 27th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kallio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

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Los Angeles, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Helsinki. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 37°F and lows about 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Beaches
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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.
Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and The Archipelago Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Kurjenrahka National Park in Poytya (about 46 minutes away). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, make a trip to Naantali Church, stroll through Vepsa Island, and have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

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Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December in Turku, expect temperatures between 34°F during the day and 25°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
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Castle
Turku Castle
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Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, see where the action happens at Lappi Areena, and get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory.

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Traveling by flight from Turku to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Turku in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at 22°F and lows at 11°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Porvoo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Parks · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
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Must see
Safaris
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History Museum
Arktikum
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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, then stroll through Kokonniemi, then go for a walk through The Devil's Stairs, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut, steep yourself in history at Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

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You can fly from Rovaniemi to Porvoo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in January, with highs in Porvoo at 27°F and lows at 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Ski Area
Kokonniemi
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Geologic Formation
Hiidenkirnut
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