10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Inari
— 1 night
5
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Denver

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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 8th (Fri): make a trip to Hakaniemi Market, take a stroll through Katajanokka, then take a stroll through Ullanlinna, then take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Galleria Lapinlahti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): shop like a local with Okra, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), then view the masterpieces at ARTag Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at Galerie Forsblom.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel planner.

Denver, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Denver in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach 37°F and lows reach 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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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.
On the 10th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then explore the world behind art at Ett Hem Museum, and then step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, then browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, and then gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku holiday builder website .

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 38°F in March, and nighttime lows around 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turun Kauppahalli ©
Turun Kauppahalli

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi vacation planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Turku to Levi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. In March, Levi is slightly colder than Turku - with highs of 31°F and lows of 16°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): experience rural life at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, examine the collection at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

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Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 29°F, and evening lows to 13°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, stroll through Ruka, and then admire the sheer force of Kiutakongas Rapids.

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

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Kuusamo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°F in March, and nighttime lows around 12°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

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