16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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16 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Pori
— 2 nights
5
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 11th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: see Santa Claus Office, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then stop by LAURI, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Rovaniemi is minus 6 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in February, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
LAURI ©
LAURI

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.
On the 13th (Wed), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and then wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Levi trip builder website .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. February in Levi sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

2
nights
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 15th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then take in the exciting artwork at Haihara Art Centre, and then take in the exciting artwork at Laukko Manor. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then shop like a local with Galleria Ronga.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tampere sightseeing tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Tampere takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Levi in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Tampere: highs are around -1°C and lows about -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Spas & Wellness
Galleria Ronga ©
Galleria Ronga

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 17th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach, make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and then take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, then stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, and then brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Pori driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Rauma
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Ruokapuoti Lumo ©
Ruokapuoti Lumo

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get outdoors at Bellevue Beach and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Shop till you drop at Kauppakeskus Mylly and Photographic Centre Peri. There's more to do: step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island and browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Turku driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in February, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kauppakeskus Mylly, Bellevue Beach
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly

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.
Appreciate the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Galleria Lapinlahti. For shopping fun, head to Old Market Hall or Kamppi Shopping Centre. Change things up with a short trip to Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo in Jarvenpaa (about 42 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Katajanokka, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, and stop by Artisaani.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki itinerary app .

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Helsinki are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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