10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Kittilä Airport, Drive to Levi
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Levi
— 1 day
Fly
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Inari
— 1 night
Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 1 night
Drive
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Turku
— 2 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly

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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 8th (Sun): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary builder site.

Cape Town, South Africa to Levi is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. In December, Levi is cooler than Cape Town - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Trails · Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4

1
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Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Inari vacation builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Inari sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
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1
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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 10th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, view the masterpieces at Haihara Art Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Laukko Manor, and finally view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, take an in-depth tour of Emil Aaltosen Museo, and then look for gifts at Keittioelamaa.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Inari to Tampere takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Inari in December, with highs in Tampere at 0°C and lows at -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

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Laukko Manor ©
Art Gallery
Laukko Manor
4.3
Emil Aaltosen Museo ©
History Museum
Emil Aaltosen Museo
4.3

2
nights
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 12th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Turun Taidehalli, relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then view the masterpieces at Galleria Joella.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Turku day trip tool.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. December in Turku sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Shopping Mall
Kauppakeskus Mylly
4.4
Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5

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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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 14th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then wander the streets of Katajanokka, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On your second day here, buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, then stop by Artisaani, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods
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