16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Turku
— 3 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Inari
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Escape the urban bustle at Bellevue Beach and Teijo National Park. Let the collections at Turku Castle and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre capture your imagination. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, and ponder the design of Harmonia.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Turku trip planner.

Hong Kong, China to Turku is an approximately 23-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Hong Kong to Turku, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Hong Kong in November, with highs in Turku at 5°C and lows at 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

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Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
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National Park
Teijo National Park
4.6

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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 Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. There's still lots to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, explore the galleries of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi travel route planning app.

You can fly from Turku to Levi in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Turku in December, with highs in Levi at -6°C and lows at -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

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Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4

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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): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Inari trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Nuuksio National Park. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to The Devil's Stairs (in Porvoo) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). Next up on the itinerary: deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take a stroll through Katajanokka, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in December, you will find days in Helsinki are somewhat warmer (3°C), and nights are much warmer (-3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

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National Park
Nuuksio National Park
4.7
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Wildlife Area
Arboretum Mustila
4.7

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Pilke Science Centre, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier 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 · Fun & Games
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History Museum
Arktikum
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Specialty Museum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
4.5

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