10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Tampere
— 1 night
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Vienna

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Sat), stop by Taiga Colors and then take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki driving holiday planner .

Vienna, Austria to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Vienna to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Vienna, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 0°C to lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): hit the slopes at Ruka, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre. On the next day, trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then view the masterpieces at Pentik Hill.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Kuusamo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in February; daily highs in Kuusamo reach -5°C and lows reach -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, Pentik Hill
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Safaris

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Saariselka trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Saariselka takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

1
night
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Saariselka to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get your game on at Kid's Land, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, and finally make a trip to Snow Village.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Levi route planner.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Levi sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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night
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 24th (Sun): stroll through Vepsa Island, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then stay fit while traveling at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Turku in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Levi in February, things will get a bit warmer in Turku: highs are around 0°C and lows about -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 25th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip maker .

Getting from Turku to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. February in Tampere sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Spas & Wellness

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