15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Rukatunturi
— 2 nights
3
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights
5
Levi
— 3 nights
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

2
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary planning app.

Denver, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 9 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Denver in February: highs in Helsinki hover around 33°F, while lows dip to 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rukatunturi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
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Rukatunturi

Rukatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take an exotic tour of Kuusamo Safaris Day Tours, get a dose of the wild on Era-Susi Huskies - Day Tours, then relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Rukaland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, examine the collection at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then take a pleasant ride with Wanha Raatesalmi, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Kuusamo.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rukatunturi trip builder app.

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Rukatunturi with the Route module. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in February; daily highs in Rukatunturi reach 22°F and lows reach 11°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rukatunturi

Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Kuusamo
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Wanha Raatesalmi ©
Wanha Raatesalmi
Rukaland ©
Rukaland
Escape Room Kuusamo ©
Escape Room Kuusamo

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Pyhatunturi, get all the equipment you need at Bliss Adventure, and then get out on two wheels at Luosto Adventures.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Rukatunturi to Pyhatunturi by car takes about 2.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach 23°F, while at night they dip to 12°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Pyhatunturi, Luosto Adventures
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): trek along Urho Kekkonen National Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then trek along Ruijanpolku Trail, and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka online day trip planner.

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka by car takes about 2.5 hours. In February in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 9°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

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.
When in Levi, make a side trip to see Seven Fells Up in Akaslompolo, approximately Akaslompolo away. Spend the 20th (Sat) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on Tundra Huskies Husky Safaris, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner.

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°F in February, and nighttime lows around 13°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Wingrens Dogsafaris, Seven Fells Up, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi visit planner.

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 22°F, and evening lows to 14°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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