8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  9​h 45​min
Levi
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi sightseeing planning app .

London, UK to Levi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Levi is 2 hours. Traveling from London in January, things will get colder in Levi: highs are around -11°C and lows about -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

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#Tours, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
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 (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Turku day trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Turku in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Levi in January: high temperatures in Turku hover around -3°C and lows are around -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

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#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Beaches
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Ortodoxa San Alexander Nevski y San Nicolas. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, pause for some serene contemplation at St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Tampere travel route site .

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

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St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral
St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa ©
St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa

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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.
On the 27th (Sun), brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, and finally take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip maker site .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Helsinki sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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