16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
5
Mustasaari
— 1 day
6
Helsinki
— 5 nights

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, thentake an in-depth tour of Emil Aaltosen Museo, and finally explore the wide array of goods at City Sokos. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try out the rides at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tampere online holiday maker.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Tampere is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, expect Tampere to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
City Sokos ©
City Sokos

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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.
On the 18th (Tue), get lost in a book at Turku City Library, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thensteep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, thenget engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Turku journey site.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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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.
On the 20th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, thentake in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally hit the slopes at Kids' Land. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi route site.

Fly from Turku to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Turku in December, with highs in Levi at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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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 22nd (Sat): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, thenmake a trip to Santa Claus Village, and finally revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi online vacation maker.

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 24th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mustasaari driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rovaniemi to Mustasaari. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in December; daily highs in Mustasaari reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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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.
Pack the 27th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Helsinki. December in Helsinki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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