10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  25​h
1
Levi
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur


1
day
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 14th (Sat), get interesting insight from Levi Ski Resort.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Levi online travel planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Levi is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Levi is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, things will get cooler in Levi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Adventure Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

2
nights
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 15th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then work off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, steep yourself in history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Turku online road trip planner .

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. In December, Turku is a bit warmer than Levi - with highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
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 17th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally examine the collection at Suomen Pelimuseo.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Turku to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 19th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Tampere to Savonlinna in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daytime highs in Savonlinna are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurinkolahti Beach, then explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Kallio Church, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take a stroll through Katajanokka, then steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, and finally learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki journey planning site .

Drive from Savonlinna to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Savonlinna - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Beaches Parks
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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