10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Turku
— 1 day
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Savonlinna
— 1 day
5
Kotka
— 2 nights
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights

1
day
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 21st (Sun): steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku travel itinerary planner.

Helsinki to Turku is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Turku are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 22nd (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, have some family-friendly fun at PortaaliVR, and then stop by Keittioelamaa.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere visit planning website.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. April in Tampere sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Parks
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Room Escape Games
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and then don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, read our Levi trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Tampere to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in April, expect nights in Levi to be about the same, around -4°C, while days are little chillier, around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Levi to Savonlinna in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Levi in April, expect nights in Savonlinna to be about the same, around -2°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, walk around Riverside Park, and then trek along Santalahti Nature Trail. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, admire the natural beauty at Sibelius Park, take in the pleasant sights at Linden Esplanade, admire the natural beauty at Fuksinpuisto Park, then let little ones run wild at Katariina Seaside Park, and finally walk around Sapokka Water Garden.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kotka trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kotka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. April in Kotka sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally make a trip to Hakaniemi Market.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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