10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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
+2
Bus + Foot + 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): stop by Taiga Colors and then wander the streets of Katajanokka.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki journey planner.

Vienna, Austria to Helsinki is an approximately 6- 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. Traveling from Vienna in February, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around -3°C, while days are slightly colder, around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): hit the slopes at Ruka and then admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, and then view the masterpieces at Pentik Hill.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kuusamo sightseeing planner.

Fly from Helsinki to Kuusamo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helsinki in February, with highs in Kuusamo at -5°C and lows at -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

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

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Saariselka tour planner.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Saariselka in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. February in Saariselka sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

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

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night
Akaslompolo

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

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo tour builder site.

Drive from Saariselka to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In February in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can catch the bus to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

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.
On the 22nd (Fri), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Levi online journey planner.

You can take a bus from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Another option is to drive. In February, daytime highs in Levi are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip builder tool.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In February, Turku is a bit warmer than Levi - with highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

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

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night
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 25th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta and then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip planner.

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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