16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Mikkeli
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Mikkeli
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lieksa
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly
5
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly

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Mikkeli

Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Saimaa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George Church, and then take a stroll around Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli. On your second day here, brush up on your military savvy at Communications Centre Lokki, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Rural Parish Church, take a memorable drive along Lietvesi Scenic Road, then don't miss a visit to Viewing Platform in Puumala, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Naisvuori Observation Tower.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mikkeli trip app.

Singapore, Singapore to Mikkeli is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Mikkeli. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in December, with highs in Mikkeli at -1°C and lows at -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

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Lake Saimaa ©
Scenic Drive
Lake Saimaa
5.0
Communications Centre Lokki
Military Museum
Communications Centre Lokki
5.0

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Lieksa

Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. On the 19th (Thu), examine the collection at Pielisen Museum, make a trip to Paateri, then look for gifts at Koli Shop Retkitupa, then take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ukko-Koli. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Akka-Koli Hill and then get great views at Rylays Hill.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lieksa trip planner.

Getting from Mikkeli to Lieksa by car takes about 4.5 hours. December in Lieksa sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Winter Sports

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Ukko-Koli ©
Ski Area
Ukko-Koli
4.8
Pielisen Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Pielisen Museum
4.8
Paateri ©
Landmark
Paateri
4.8

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): make a trip to Marttiini Store Old Factory, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Lieksa to Rovaniemi takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Lieksa in December, expect Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Parks · Museums · Nature
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Arktikum ©
History Museum
Arktikum
4.1

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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 find plenty of places to visit near Levi: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). The adventure continues: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, enjoy some diversion at Kids' Land, and fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Trails

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
Icekarting Levi ©
Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
4.8

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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 26th (Thu), browse the collection at Turku City Library, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island. Here are some ideas for day two: get interesting insight from Bike Rental - by Carfield, explore the galleries of Louhisaari Manor, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Levi to Turku in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Levi in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Turku: highs are around 1°C and lows about -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip maker.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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