21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Berlin
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Taxi + Fly + Train:  5 h 30 min
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Berlin

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): make a trip to Lordi's Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi driving holiday planning app.

Berlin, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Rovaniemi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Eeron Polku Trail
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Lordi's Square ©
Lordi's Square

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Levi Ski Resort and Ounasjoki - River for activities. Escape the urban bustle at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm and Kids' Land. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage about 46 minutes away. There's more to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Levi sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Urho Kekkonen National Park and Inari Reindeer Farm. Get in touch with nature at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of Saariselka to go to Inari and see Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, which is approximately 1 hour away.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Saariselka route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in June, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Step out of the city life by going to Hatanpaa Arboretum and Pohtiolampi. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vapriikin Museokeskus and Room Escape Games. Go for a jaunt from Tampere to Valkeakoski to see Rapola Ridge about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, snap pictures at Hameensilta, don't miss a visit to Nasinneula Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tampere day trip site.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Saariselka to Tampere takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Saariselka in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tampere: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rapola Ridge
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Pohtiolampi ©
Pohtiolampi
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 28th (Fri), examine the collection at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and then get outside with Yyterin Nakotorni. On the next day, kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Pori tour builder tool.

Drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Rauma
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Yyterin Nakotorni ©
Yyterin Nakotorni

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 30th (Sun): wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then browse the collection at Turku City Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally walk around Kultaranta Garden.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

Drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Nuuksio National Park and Katajanokka. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Sapokka Water Garden (in Kotka) and Porvoo (Runeberg Park, Porvoo Old Town, &more). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, steep yourself in history at The Aalto House, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and appreciate the history behind Maternal Love Sculpture (Aidinrakkaus).

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki journey builder tool.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Porvoo, Sapokka Water Garden, Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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