37 days in Finland Itinerary

37 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
2
Levi
— 4 nights
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
4
Lieksa
— 3 nights
5
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
6
Tampere
— 5 nights
7
Turku
— 5 nights
8
Helsinki
— 5 nights

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Change things up with a short trip to Amethyst Mine Lapland in Luosto (about 1h 35 min away). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi road trip planning tool.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in January, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Amethyst Mine Lapland
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila), Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). Next up on the itinerary: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, have some family-friendly fun at Kids' Land, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Levi trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Levi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Seven Fells Up, Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saariselka: Inari (Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip site.

Fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Saariselka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Lieksa: Koli National Park (Ukko-Koli Hill, Uhrihalkeama, &more), Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla (in Joensuu) and Koli (Koli Shop Retkitupa & Koli Nature Centre Ukko). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Pielisen Museum, make a trip to Paateri, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at New Valamo Monastery, and get outside with Neitikoski Rapids.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lieksa travel itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Saariselka to Lieksa with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Saariselka in February; daily highs in Lieksa reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Koli, New Valamo Monastery, Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

5
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Venture out of the city with trips to Mikkeli (Communications Centre Lokki, Mikkeli Cathedral, &more), Leppavirta Church (in Leppavirta) and Kuopio (Puijo Tower, Kuopio Market City Hall, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Finnish Air Force Museum, explore the world behind art at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tourujoen Luontopolku, and snap pictures at Karkisten Silta.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla trip website.

Traveling by car from Lieksa to Jyvaskyla takes 5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kuopio, Mikkeli, Pirtin perinnepuisto, Leppavirta Church
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Room Escape Games
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

5
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: Parola (The Parola Armour Museum & Holy Cross Church) and Hameenlinna (Birthplace of Jean Sibelius & Ahvenisto). And it doesn't end there: have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum, and have some family-friendly fun at PortaaliVR.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Tampere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Parola, Hameenlinna
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto

5
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen) and Rauma (Old Rauma, The Church of the Holy Cross, &more). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku day trip app.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. February in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Rauma, Vaski Adventure Island, Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Turun Kauppahalli ©
Turun Kauppahalli

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. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, King's Road
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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