22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 6 nights
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Hanko
— 3 nights
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Tampere
— 5 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 3 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.
Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church for their historical value. Visiting Aurinkolahti Beach and Beach Mansikkalahti will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Kotka (Aijanniemi Beach, Linden Esplanade, &more) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park, and shop like a local with Galerie Forsblom.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Taipei, Taiwan to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Taipei to Helsinki, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Taipei in December, things will get colder in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Helsinki

Side Trips

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3
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Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Take a break from the city and head to Bellevue Beach and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Do your shopping at Turun Kauppahalli and Turun Taidehalli. Change things up with these side-trips from Hanko: Naantali Old Town (in Naantali), Turku (Turku Castle, Galleria Joella, &more) and Mathildedalin Kylapanimo (in Salo). Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Gunnarstrand.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hanko trip planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Hanko in 2 hours. In December in Hanko, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Hanko

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
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History Museum
Ett Hem Museum
4.8

5
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Rauhaniemi Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Herrainpaivat Beach and Yyteri Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: Pihamaa Estate & Winery (in Asikkala), Padasjoen Tuomastornit (in Padasjoki) and Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa). The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, and explore the world behind art at Pori Art Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tampere road trip website.

Drive from Hanko to Tampere in 3.5 hours. In December in Tampere, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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.
Get outdoors at Elan Ski Shop & Rental and Levi Ski Resort. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Levi: Safaris (in Akaslompolo) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). The adventure continues: make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Levi trip builder.

Fly from Tampere to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in January, expect Levi to be little chillier, temps between -11°C and -21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
4.4

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Arktikum and Museum - Gallery Alariesto. Get outdoors at Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. And it doesn't end there: stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi driving holiday planning site.

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Levi in January since evenings lows in Rovaniemi dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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Must see
Safaris
4.4
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History Museum
Arktikum
4.1
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
4.8