15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kathmandu
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Mikkeli
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Lieksa
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Kathmandu

1
night
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): learn about all things military at Communications Centre Lokki, then take in panoramic vistas at Naisvuori Observation Tower, then tour or see a show at Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli, and finally head outdoors with Anjan Puisto.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mikkeli online trip builder .

Kathmandu, Nepal to Mikkeli is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Kathmandu to Mikkeli is minus 3 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Kathmandu in December, with highs in Mikkeli at -1°C and lows at -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Outdoors Shopping Museums
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Naisvuori Observation Tower ©
Naisvuori Observation Tower

2
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. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Paateri, hit the slopes at Ukko-Koli, then enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, and finally explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Neitikoski Rapids and then examine the collection at Pielisen Museum.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Lieksa online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Mikkeli to Lieksa takes 4.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Lieksa are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Lieksa

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Koli National Park
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Paateri ©
Paateri
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 5th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Lieksa to Rovaniemi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lieksa in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Nature
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): stroll through Levi Ski Resort, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

Before you visit Levi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
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 9th (Mon): soothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the collection at Turku City Library, then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and then get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Turku online tour itinerary builder .

Fly from Levi to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Levi in December: high temperatures in Turku hover around 1°C and lows are around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vaski Adventure Island
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukion Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

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You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. December in Helsinki sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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