22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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22 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Algiers
Fly:  14​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
4
Kuopio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Joensuu
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Levi
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Algiers

3
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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, and steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Helsinki journey planner .

Algiers, Algeria to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Algiers to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Algiers in November, plan for cooler days in Helsinki, with highs around 5°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

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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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 14th (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island, admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, then see the interesting displays at Louhisaari Manor, and finally stroll around Kultaranta Garden.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November in Turku, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Naantali, Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna) and Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

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Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Tampere, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can take a train to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Ahvenisto, Vitikkala Manor
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 19th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Riuttala Farmhouse Museum, then don't miss a visit to Kuopio Harbor, then enjoy some diversion at Vainolanniemi, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, then examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, then ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kuopio trip planner .

Getting from Tampere to Kuopio by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Kuopio

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Riuttala Farmhouse Museum
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Room Escape Games
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

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nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Joensuu: Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli) and Lieksa (Pielisen Museum & Paateri). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Ukko-Koli, explore the activities along Pielinen, trek along Paha-Koli Hill, and get great views at Rylays Hill.

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You can drive from Kuopio to Joensuu in 2 hours. In November in Joensuu, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Lieksa, Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Paateri ©
Paateri
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 24th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Joensuu to Rovaniemi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Joensuu in November; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -2°C and lows reach -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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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 Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Pakasaivo, & more). There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Levi Ski Resort, get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING, fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Levi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Levi, with lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Giewont Husky Adventures, Safaris, 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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