19 days in Finland Itinerary

19 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Mustasaari
— 1 night
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
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Levi
— 2 nights
7
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Happy Guide Helsinki as well as Feel The Nature. Do your shopping at Old Market Hall and Marimekko Oyj. Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and buy something for everyone on your list at Flamingo Entertainment Center.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dubai to Helsinki, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Side Trip

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, get your game on at Moomin World, then browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella. On the next day, explore the galleries of Turku Castle, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then admire the striking features of Kuusisto Manor, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. December in Turku sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mustasaari trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Mustasaari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In December, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 21 — 22:
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

2
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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 23rd (Sun), stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop. Keep things going the next day: hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, then steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

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Explore your travel options from Mustasaari to Akaslompolo with the Route module. In December, Akaslompolo is a bit cooler than Mustasaari - with highs of -5°C and lows of -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 22 — 24:
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo ©
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Auttikongas. Arktikum and Christmas House Santa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Luosto to see Amethyst Mine Lapland about 1h 35 min away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

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Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 28:
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

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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.
On the 29th (Sat), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities, browse the exhibits of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and finally fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

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Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

You've now added Happy Guide Helsinki to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Helsinki Cathedral and Kansallisgalleria. Family-friendly places like Old Market Hall and Kallio Church will thrill your kids. Pack the 2nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Levi in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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