15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Kuopio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Lieksa
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Chandigarh

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki vacation planner.

Chandigarh, India to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Chandigarh to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Chandigarh in December, things will get colder in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive 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

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 24th (Tue): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and then get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, see the interesting displays at Louhisaari Manor, then gain insight at Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Turku road trip site .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. December in Turku sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Louhisaari Manor, Vaski Adventure Island
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Riuttala Farmhouse Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park, then have fun at Vainolanniemi, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, and finally ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kuopio trip planner .

You can fly from Turku to Kuopio in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Turku in December; daily highs in Kuopio reach -3°C and lows reach -8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Riuttala Farmhouse Museum
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

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. On the 28th (Sat), examine the collection at Pielisen Museum, then make a trip to Paateri, then take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and finally hit the slopes at Ukko-Koli. On the next day, head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids and then hike along Kasken Kierros Nature Trail.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Lieksa fast, fun, and easy.

Drive from Kuopio to Lieksa in 3 hours. In December in Lieksa, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Lieksa

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Koli National Park
Highlights from your plan
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Paateri ©
Paateri
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

3
nights
Rovaniemi

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: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Lieksa to Rovaniemi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Lieksa in December, things will get slightly colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): fly down the slopes at Levi Ski Resort, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

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Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Levi when traveling from Rovaniemi in January, with lows around -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Trails Tours
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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