10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Kuusamo
— 1 night
4
Ranua
— 1 night
5
Levi
— 2 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nuuksio National Park and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get in touch with nature at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Kuhakoski Waterfall. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo) and Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki holiday planner.

Detroit, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Helsinki is 7 hours. Traveling from Detroit in May, expect Helsinki to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Porvoo Old Town, Paavolan Tammi, Nuuksio National Park, Kuhakoski Waterfall
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower, thenidentify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Tampere sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Julma Olkky, head outdoors with Karhunkierros, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and finally hit the slopes at Ruka.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tampere to Kuusamo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Tampere in May, with highs in Kuusamo at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ranua.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Julma Olkky ©
Julma Olkky
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros

1
night
Ranua

Ranua ©
Ranua is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Ranua Zoo.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ranua trip planner.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Ranua in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Ranua

Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo

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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 15th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, thenbet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and then fly down the slopes at Levi Ski Resort.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip builder website.

You can drive from Ranua to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

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

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