16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 3 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
5
Kuusamo
— 1 night
6
Kuopio
— 1 night
7
Tampere
— 2 nights
8
Turku
— 1 night

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and finally make a trip to Senate Square. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally get lost in a book at The National Library of Finland.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Helsinki, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in February, expect Helsinki to be much colder, temps between 0°C and -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Room Escape Games
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the next day, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Saariselka takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in February: high temperatures in Saariselka hover around -6°C and lows are around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Icekarting Levi and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage. Spend the 14th (Thu) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Levi road trip planner.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Levi are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Kittila
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

2
nights
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 17th (Sun): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then catch a live event at Lappi Areena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online route planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Lappi Areena ©
Lappi Areena

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then fly down the slopes at Ruka, then look for gifts at Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and finally look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kuusamo trip itinerary site.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Kuusamo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In February in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Ruka ©
Ruka
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, then enjoy some diversion at Vainolanniemi, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Kuopio using our trip planner.

Getting from Kuusamo to Kuopio by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In February in Kuopio, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Snellman Park
Snellman Park

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, have some family-friendly fun at Irti Maasta Tampere, then look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, then steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then get your game on at PortaaliVR, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Tampere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In February, daytime highs in Tampere are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku sightseeing planner.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In February in Turku, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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