16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Lahti
— 1 night
3
Mustasaari
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
5
Levi
— 2 nights
6
Kimito Island
— 1 day
7
Turku
— 2 nights

4
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kamppi Shopping Centre and Marimekko. Bring the kids along to Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Old Market Hall. Pack the 26th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, get a taste of the local shopping with Hakaniemi Market, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki online trip itinerary maker.

Islamabad, Pakistan to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Islamabad to Helsinki. When traveling from Islamabad in December, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): hit the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center, make a trip to Musical Fountain, and then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lahti driving holiday app.

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Lahti takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Lahti at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Lahti

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Musical Fountain
Musical Fountain

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 29th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mustasaari trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lahti to Mustasaari. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 30th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi travel itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mustasaari to Rovaniemi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Mustasaari in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi, explore the galleries of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, thenhit the slopes at Kids' Land, thenjoin the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and finally relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planning site.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
day
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 3rd (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Archipelago National Park.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island travel route builder.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Kimito Island takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Levi in January, with highs in Kimito Island at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Turku tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Kimito Island to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Moomin World, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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