22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 10 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
3
Levi
— 4 nights
4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park. Head to Market Square Kauppatori and Kamppi Shopping Centrefor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki itinerary builder.

New York City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in January: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 26°F and lows are around 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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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 26th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and then get lost in a book at Turku City Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Naantali Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Turku are 27°F, while nighttime lows are 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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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 in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Appreciate the collections at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila. Step out of Levi with an excursion to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila--about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Kids' Land, get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Turku in January, things will get little chillier in Levi: highs are around 15°F and lows about -1°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Adventure

Side Trips

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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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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.
Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Ranua Zoo and Auttikongas will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, and get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip maker site.

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. February in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 22°F and lows of 14°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas