20 days in Finland Itinerary

20 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
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Lieksa
— 3 nights
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Tampere
— 3 nights
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Helsinki
— 5 nights

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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.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and have fun at Santa Claus Office.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder website.

New Delhi, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Rovaniemi. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in January: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -10°C and lows are around -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Akaslompolo: Levi (Levi Ski Resort & Icekarting Levi) and Muonio (Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins & Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park).

Before you visit Akaslompolo, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, Akaslompolo is little chillier at night with lows of -22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 15:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Safaris

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Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lieksa: Koli Nature Centre Ukko (in Koli), Koli National Park (Rylays Hill, Ukko-Koli Hill, &more) and Paalasmaan Surukivi (in Juuka). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, and don't miss a visit to Paateri.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lieksa itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Akaslompolo to Lieksa. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Lieksa when traveling from Akaslompolo in January, with lows around -14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 15 — 19:
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: Holy Cross Church (in Parola), Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna) and Padasjoen Tuomastornit (in Padasjoki). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, get your game on at PortaaliVR, tour or see a game at Irti Maasta Tampere, and stop by Vitikkala Manor.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip site.

You can drive from Lieksa to Tampere in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In January, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Spas

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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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 22 — 27:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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