16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Pori
— 1 night
2
Oulu
— 1 night
3
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
4
Levi
— 3 nights
5
Saariselka
— 3 nights
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): look for gifts at Patakirppis, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, thensee the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Rauma Art Museum, take some stellar pictures from Rauma Water Tower, stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach, thenadmire the striking features of Palace of Junnelius, and finally take an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo.

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Dusseldorf, Germany to Pori is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dusseldorf to Pori is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Dusseldorf in January, with highs in Pori at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Rauma
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 5th (Sun), kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then enjoy the sea views from Marjaniemi Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Haukipudas Church, get a taste of the local shopping with Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, thenexamine the collection at Oulun Automuseo, thenget outside with Superpark Oulu, and finally pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Oulu online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pori to Oulu in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Pori in January, with highs in Oulu at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Oulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Marjaniemi Lighthouse, Haukipudas Church
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Spas
Superpark Oulu ©
Superpark Oulu

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 7th (Tue), hit the slopes at Ruka, thensee the interesting displays at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nurminiemen ratsutila/riding stables. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at The Predator Center in Kuusamo, experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and then shop like a local with Pentik Hill.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kuusamo trip planning website.

You can drive from Oulu to Kuusamo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Oulu in January, things will get a bit cooler in Kuusamo: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Pentik Hill
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Nurminiemen ratsutila/riding stables ©
Nurminiemen ratsutila/riding stables
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Step out of Levi with an excursion to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila--about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Levi vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Levi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Urho Kekkonen National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Saariselka side-trips: Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center (in Inari) and Pyha-Nattanen Fell (in Sodankyla). It doesn't end there: wander the wide-open spaces of Saariselka Reindeer Farm and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka tour builder app.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Pyha-Nattanen Fell
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Room Escape Games and Nuuksio National Park. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo--about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To find reviews and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip maker website.

You can fly from Saariselka to Helsinki in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Saariselka in January, things will get a bit warmer in Helsinki: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Porvoo Old Town
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Spas

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