16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Suceava
Fly + Drive:  17 h 15 min
1
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  4 h 45 min
4
Inari
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Levi
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Suceava

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Bonk Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church, and then see the interesting displays at Automobile Museum.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rauma itinerary app.

Suceava, Romania to Rauma is an approximately 17- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In December, daily temperatures in Rauma can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Uusikaupunki, Pori
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Uusikaupunki Old Church ©
Uusikaupunki Old Church

3
nights
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 25th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): hike along The Archipelago Trail, examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rauma to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna trip planning website.

Drive from Turku to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Turku in December, things will get a bit cooler in Savonlinna: highs are around -1°C and lows about -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Inari trip site.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Savonlinna to Inari in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Savonlinna in December, expect Inari to be slightly colder, temps between -7°C and -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Icekarting Levi and Levi Huskypark. It doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Levi road trip site.

Getting from Inari to Levi by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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.
Visit Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kamppi Chapel of Silence for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Katajanokka and Mannerheim Museum. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to SkyWheel Helsinki, and see the interesting displays at Design Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Getting from Levi to Helsinki by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Levi in January: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around -3°C and lows are around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Beaches Parks
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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum