21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  26 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
3
Lieksa
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
4
Vaasa
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  22 h 30 min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovaniemi: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi) and Korouoma Canyon (in Posio). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi, and enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi travel itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi is minus 8 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in Rovaniemi at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Pyha-Luosto National Park, Korouoma Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
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.
On the 30th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Levi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Giewont Husky Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

3
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lieksa: Koli (Koli Shop Retkitupa & Koli Nature Centre Ukko) and Koli National Park (Ukko-Koli, Rasavaara Observation tower, &more). There's still lots to do: get outside with Neitikoski Rapids, see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, make a trip to Paateri, and identify plant and animal life at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lieksa online holiday maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Levi to Lieksa. Traveling from Levi in May, you will find days in Lieksa are somewhat warmer (16°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Koli
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 6th (Wed), take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Saltkaret, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. On the next day, have some family-friendly fun at Makeitout, see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, examine the collection at Stundars Museum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, and finally see the interesting displays at Terranova.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vaasa trip planner.

Getting from Lieksa to Vaasa by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. May in Vaasa sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Mustasaari, Stundars Museum
Highlights from your plan
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko

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: Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, hike along The Archipelago Trail, take in nature's colorful creations at Kultaranta Garden, and let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Turku road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Turku takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Naantali, Teijo National Park, Louhisaari Manor
Highlights from your plan
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

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. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip maker.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) 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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