22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
2
Levi
— 3 nights
3
Lieksa
— 3 nights
4
Jalasjarvi
— 1 night
5
Tampere
— 4 nights
6
Helsinki
— 5 nights

3
nights
Rovaniemi

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: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online day trip planner.

Rochester, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Rochester to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Rochester, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Safaris (in Akaslompolo) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). There's lots more to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, gear up at Levi Ski Resort, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find out how to plan a trip to Levi, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, Levi is a bit cooler at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Safaris, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Giewont Husky Adventures, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Safaris

3
nights
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Paalasmaan Surukivi (in Juuka), Koli (Koli Nature Centre Ukko & Koli Shop Retkitupa) and Koli National Park (Ukko-Koli, Pielinen, &more). 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.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lieksa trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Levi to Lieksa. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Levi in January since evenings lows in Lieksa dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Jalasjarvi.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Koli, Paalasmaan Surukivi
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

1
night
Jalasjarvi

Jalasjarvi ©
Jalasjärvi is a former municipality of Finland. You've now added Pirunpesa to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): make a trip to Pirunpesa.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Jalasjarvi travel route builder website.

Getting from Lieksa to Jalasjarvi by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In January, daytime highs in Jalasjarvi are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Tampere.
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Pirunpesa ©
Pirunpesa

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa), Hameenlinna (Ahvenisto & Palander House) and Old Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in panoramic vistas at Padasjoen Tuomastornit, and examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

Plan trip to Tampere with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Jalasjarvi to Tampere in 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Tampere are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, Vitikkala Manor, Holy Cross Church, Padasjoen Tuomastornit, Old Church of Keuruu
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Spas

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.
Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

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You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in January, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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