14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: London

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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip planner .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen) and Bonk Museum (in Uusikaupunki). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Turku Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Turku road trip site .

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Naantali, Louhisaari Manor, Bonk Museum
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Safaris (in Akaslompolo). There's much more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort, stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Levi holiday builder .

Getting from Turku to Levi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Turku in December, expect Levi to be a bit cooler, temps between -6°C and -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Safaris, Giewont Husky Adventures, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

3
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, fun & games, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planning site .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, Rovaniemi is somewhat warmer at night with lows of -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Theme Parks Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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