17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Tampere
— 4 nights
3
Levi
— 3 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) will thrill your kids. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Pack the 25th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and take a memorable drive along King's Road.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip builder site.

Guatemala City, Guatemala to Helsinki is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 8 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Guatemala City in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, King's Road
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Ahvenisto. When in Tampere, make a side trip to see The Parola Armour Museum in Parola, approximately Parola away. There's still lots to do: enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Tampere to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ahvenisto, The Parola Armour Museum
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. When in Levi, make a side trip to see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio, approximately Muonio away. There's more to do: hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Levi trip planning app.

Fly from Tampere to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tampere in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Attractions like Santa Claus Village and Safaris make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi journey site.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Rovaniemi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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