8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

London
Fly:  6​h 45​min
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Levi
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
London

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in May: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 12°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Levi.

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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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Auttikongas

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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 22nd (Tue), stroll through Levi Ski Resort.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Levi trip planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Turku.

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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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 23rd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral and then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Turku takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Levi in May, with highs in Turku at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
day
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For photos and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere vacation planner.

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can take a train to Helsinki.

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Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

3
days
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sibelius Monument. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, don't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip site .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Helsinki are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
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