17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Savonlinna
— 1 day
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 3 nights
4
Turku
— 3 nights
5
Helsinki
— 6 nights

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 16th (Fri), appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Savonlinna day trip tool.

Varna, Bulgaria to Savonlinna is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. While traveling from Varna, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Savonlinna, ranging from highs of 1°C to lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, catch a live event at Lappi Areena, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

Planning Rovaniemi trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Rovaniemi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Savonlinna in November; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -2°C and lows reach -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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 out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). Spend the 22nd (Thu) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. And it doesn't end there: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Levi online route planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, expect little chillier with lows of -11°C in Levi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Adventure

Side Trips

Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore Turku's surroundings by going to Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross & Old Rauma). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden, and browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Turku road trip planning tool.

Fly from Levi to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Levi in November, expect Turku to be a bit warmer, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Naantali, Rauma
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

6
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.
Pack the 28th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. November in Helsinki sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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