20 days in Finland Itinerary

20 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Levi
— 3 nights
3
Lieksa
— 2 nights
4
Tampere
— 3 nights
5
Turku
— 2 nights
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights

2
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: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder app.

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Sydney in February: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). And it doesn't end there: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort, hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, get your game on at Kids' Land, and bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Levi online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Levi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Seven Fells Up, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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. Get out of town with these interesting Lieksa side-trips: Koli National Park (Ukko-Koli, Rasavaara Observation tower, &more) and Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Pielisen Museum, make a trip to Paateri, look for all kinds of wild species at Eräeero T:mi Eero Kortelainen, and head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lieksa trip maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Levi to Lieksa. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Lieksa

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Koli Shop Retkitupa
Highlights from your plan
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna), Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa) and Padasjoen Tuomastornit (in Padasjoki). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tampere journey planner.

Drive from Lieksa to Tampere in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. March in Tampere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Ahvenisto, Vitikkala Manor, Padasjoen Tuomastornit
Highlights from your plan
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

2
nights
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 10th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, thensee the interesting displays at Louhisaari Manor, and finally trek along The Archipelago Trail. Keep things going the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, thenbrowse the collection at Turku City Library, thenget engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and finally get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

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

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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

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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