17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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17 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
bus + Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  18​h 45​min
End: Jakarta

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, then take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland. On your second day here, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and then experience the excitement of Feelapland.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip builder website .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -5 hour difference. In November, Rovaniemi is much colder than Jakarta - with highs of -2°C and lows of -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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 17th (Sun), get outside with Scandinavian Adventures, then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, then don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, ski along the peaceful trails at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, then explore and take pictures at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary website .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Levi when traveling from Rovaniemi in November, with lows around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Wildlife Winter Sports

Side Trips

Akaslompolo, Giewont Husky Adventures, Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures

1
night
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
On the 19th (Tue), hike along Paha-Koli Hill, fly down the slopes at Ukko-Koli, then see the interesting displays at Koli Nature Centre Ukko, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower. Keep things going the next day: stop by Koli Shop Retkitupa, trek along Akka-Koli Hill, and then head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip itinerary tool .

Explore your travel options from Levi to Koli National Park with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Levi in November; daily highs in Koli National Park reach 1°C and lows reach -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Koli
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Koli Nature Centre Ukko ©
Koli Nature Centre Ukko
Koli Shop Retkitupa ©
Koli Shop Retkitupa

1
night
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 21st (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, examine the collection at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, see the interesting displays at Tampere City Library, Metso, examine the collection at National Police Museum, then examine the collection at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), and finally get your game on at Portaali VR.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tampere day trip planning app .

Drive from Koli National Park to Tampere in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In November, daytime highs in Tampere are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo)
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The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas ©
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampere City Library, Metso ©
Tampere City Library, Metso

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): have fun at Adventure Park, then have fun at Flowpark, then stroll through Kupittaa Park, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then browse the exhibits of Ett Hem Museum, then view the masterpieces at Galleria Joella, and finally find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trip

Vaski Adventure Island
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Kupittaa Park ©
Kupittaa Park
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Flowpark ©
Flowpark

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Kotka (Sapokka Water Garden & Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum) and Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town & Cathedral of Porvoo). Pack the 27th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), wander the streets of Katajanokka, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and have some family-friendly fun at True VR.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. November in Helsinki sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Porvoo, Kotka, Nuuksio National Park, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Room Escape Games
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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