23 days in Finland Itinerary

23 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Santa Fe
Fly:  33 h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Mikkeli
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Tampere
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  35 h
End: Santa Fe

4
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To see photos and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Santa Fe, Argentina to Helsinki is an approximately 35- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Argentina Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 5 hours. In November, Helsinki is cooler than Santa Fe - with highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 13:
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Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

2
nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 14th (Sat), take a memorable drive along Puumalan Lake, head outdoors with Lietvesi Scenic Road, then make a trip to Viewing Platform in Puumala, and finally take in the views from Puumalansalmen silta ja nakoalahissi. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Pursialan hiidenkirnu, enjoy breathtaking views from Naisvuori Observation Tower, explore the venue of Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli, then pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Rural Parish Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Cathedral, and finally learn about all things military at Communications Centre Lokki.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mikkeli day trip website.

Drive from Helsinki to Mikkeli in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Mikkeli sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Outdoors Scenic Drive Nature

Side Trip

Puumala
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 15:
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Puumalan Lake ©
Puumalan Lake
Communications Centre Lokki
Communications Centre Lokki
Naisvuori Observation Tower ©
Naisvuori Observation Tower

3
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Koli National Park: Joensuu (Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni & Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma). There's lots more to do: hit the slopes at Ukko-Koli, look for gifts at Koli Shop Retkitupa, hike along Paha-Koli Hill, and don't miss a visit to Paateri.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park travel route planner.

Drive from Mikkeli to Koli National Park in 4 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Joensuu, Koli
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 18:
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Paateri ©
Paateri
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Pello and see Ski Resort Ritavalkea, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip builder.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Koli National Park in November, with highs in Rovaniemi at -2°C and lows at -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ski Resort Ritavalkea
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
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.
On the 22nd (Sun), fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and then hit the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, then don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and finally make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

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Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, expect little chillier with lows of -11°C in Levi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 23:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Visavuori (in Valkeakoski), The Parola Armour Museum (in Parola) and Hameenlinna (Hameenlinnan Kaupungin Raatihuone & Birthplace of Jean Sibelius). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, get engrossed in the history at Emil Aaltosen Museo, stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko.

Make your Tampere itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Tampere in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In November, Tampere is somewhat warmer than Levi - with highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, Visavuori, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, The Parola Armour Museum
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 26:
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Visavuori ©
Visavuori
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Spas

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island, make a trip to Archangel Michael's church, then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Kultaranta Garden, then examine the collection at Louhisaari Manor, then examine the collection at Bonk Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Uusikaupunki Old Church.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Turku tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Turku are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Naantali, Uusikaupunki, Louhisaari Manor
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 29:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor

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