10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  8​h
1
Turku
— 1 night
2
Pori
— 1 night
+2
train + bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Frankfurt

1
night
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 20th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum and then take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to Turku is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Frankfurt to Turku is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Frankfurt in December, with highs in Turku at 1°C and lows at -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Nature Outdoors
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Kylamaki Village of Living History ©
Abo Akademi ©
Abo Akademi

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 22nd (Sun), see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea, then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Pori online travel planner .

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

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.
On the 23rd (Mon), don't miss a visit to Snow Village and then ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, stroll through Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Levi driving holiday planning tool .

Getting from Pori to Levi by combination of train and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Pori in December, things will get a bit cooler in Levi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Snow Village, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 25th (Wed), examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then enjoy some diversion at Action Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip app .

Fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Saariselka sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Katajanokka and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo). Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Helsinki itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Saariselka in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around 3°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Spas
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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