10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 2 nights
4
Turku
— 1 night
5
Tampere
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

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 2nd (Sat), hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then wander the streets of Katajanokka, and finally step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, then get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, and finally contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary builder website.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Riyadh in January, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between -3°C and -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 3:
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Art Museum
Kansallisgalleria
4.2

2
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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.
On the 4th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Lapland Safaris Saariselka, then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, and finally find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Saariselka takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in January, things will get slightly colder in Saariselka: highs are around -11°C and lows about -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Gold Prospector Museum
4.4

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): 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, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Lapland Safaris Levi, then stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and finally identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Levi driving holiday planner.

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Levi sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Winter Sports
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Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
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Must see
Icekarting Levi
4.8
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
5.0

1
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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.
On the 8th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Turku online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Levi in January, things will get a bit warmer in Turku: highs are around -3°C and lows about -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Must see
Turku Castle
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Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

2
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 9th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, look for gifts at Tea Shop Veistrom, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally examine the collection at Postal Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tampere trip maker tool.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 10:
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Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4
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Specialty Museum
Postal Museum
3.9

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