50 days in Finland Itinerary

50 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Dubai
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Mikkeli
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Kuopio
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Lieksa
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 30 min
8
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
9
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
10
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Dubai

6
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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Helsinki. Traveling from Dubai in December, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Vantaa Art Museum, King's Road
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 21:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

6
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Uusikaupunki (Isokari Lighthouse & Bonk Museum), Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen) and Rauma (Old Rauma, The Old Town Hall Museum, &more). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Turku online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Turku are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Rauma, Uusikaupunki, Vaski Adventure Island, Louhisaari Manor, Suomen Huvilupa Oy
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 27:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

6
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: Padasjoen Tuomastornit (in Padasjoki), Parola (Holy Cross Church & The Parola Armour Museum) and Hameenlinna (Ahvenisto, Palander House, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, get your game on at Irti Maasta Tampere, and make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Tampere tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Tampere sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pori, Hameenlinna, Parola, Padasjoen Tuomastornit
Find places to stay Dec 27 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall

5
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jyvaskyla: Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa), Mantta-Vilppula (Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art & Serlachius Museum Gustaf) and Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). And it doesn't end there: perfect your strike at Liikelataamo, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sahis Aki resort.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Jyvaskyla takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Korpilahti, Mantta-Vilppula, Petajavesi Old Church, Panda Factory Outlet, Vitikkala Manor
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art ©
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo
Toivolan Vanha Piha ©
Toivolan Vanha Piha

5
nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Mikkeli side-trips: Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala), Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola) and Puumala (Puumalan Lake, Lietvesi Scenic Road, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Cathedral, make a trip to Pursialan hiidenkirnu, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George Church.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mikkeli online travel planner.

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Mikkeli by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Mikkeli are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Puumala, Olavinlinna Castle, Wolkoff House Museum, Salpa Line Museum, Repovesi National Park
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Puumalan Lake ©
Puumalan Lake
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle

5
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Kuopio side-trips: Riuttala Farmhouse Museum (in Karttula), Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto (in Rautavaara) and Southern Konnevesi National park (in Rautalampi). There's still lots to do: have fun at Vainolanniemi, get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, take a leisurely stroll along Kuopio Harbor, and enjoy breathtaking views from Varkaus Water Tower Terrace.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kuopio online itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Mikkeli to Kuopio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Kuopio sees daily highs of -8°C and lows of -14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Riuttala Farmhouse Museum, Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto, Southern Konnevesi National park, Old Mine Mining Museum, Varkaus Water Tower Terrace
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Snellman Park
Snellman Park
Room Escape Games
St. Nikolaos Cathedral ©
St. Nikolaos Cathedral

5
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Koli National Park (Rasavaara Observation tower, Ukko-Koli, &more), Paalasmaan Surukivi (in Juuka) and Koli (Koli Shop Retkitupa & Koli Nature Centre Ukko). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Pielisen Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Joensuu Church, get outside with Neitikoski Rapids, and don't miss a visit to Paateri.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Lieksa trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Lieksa takes 3 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to -8°C, and evening lows to -14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Lieksa

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Koli, Joensuu Church, Paalasmaan Surukivi
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

2
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.
Explore Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, Juutua Nature Trail, &more). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, raise your glass at Saariselka Bowling, and stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka online trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Lieksa to Saariselka with the Route module. Traveling from Lieksa in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Saariselka, with lows around -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling

3
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.
Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). There's lots more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort, fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, enjoy some diversion at Kids' Land, and look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Levi itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

5
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of -17°C in Rovaniemi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 2:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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