7 days in Turku, Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Turku, Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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Turku
— 1 day
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
4
Levi
— 2 nights

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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 16th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Turku. In December in Turku, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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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.
Pack the 19th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and walk around Sibelius Monument.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip website.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 20th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Fun & Games
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, and finally make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

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