16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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16 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Hong Kong
Fly:  17​h
1
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Hong Kong

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Forum Marinum Maritime Centre and Turku Castle. Visiting Bellevue Beach and Teijo National Park will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, admire the local landmark of Harmonia, and wander the streets of Naantali Old Town.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Turku tour planner .

Hong Kong, China to Turku is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Hong Kong to Turku due to the time zone difference. In November, Turku is colder than Hong Kong - with highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Naantali Old Town, Bellevue Beach, Teijo National Park
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

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.
Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Next up on the itinerary: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, have fun at Kids' Land, and get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Levi trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Turku to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, Levi is a bit cooler than Turku - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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 6th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then get advice or help at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Inari trip tool .

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Inari can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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.
Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and The Devil's Stairs (in Porvoo). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Helsinki day trip site .

You can fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Inari, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

The Devil's Stairs, Nuuksio National Park, Arboretum Mustila
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 11th (Wed), make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi sightseeing tool .

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

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