16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Tampere
— 3 nights
3
Levi
— 4 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

3
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.
Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Helsinki travel planner.

Chengdu, China to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Chengdu to Helsinki, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chengdu in December, expect Helsinki to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Tampere is known for museums, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Tampere trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Tampere hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games Parks Museums
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Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

4
nights
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 with an excursion to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio--about 58 minutes away. Spend the 29th (Sat) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at Kids' Land, fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tampere to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In December, Levi is a bit cooler than Tampere - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Ylitornio to see Tatuka Reindeerfarm about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, Rovaniemi is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Tatuka Reindeerfarm
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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