11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Kuusamo
3
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Drive
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Inari
— 1 night
Fly
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Tampere City Library, Metso and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere route site.

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Tampere. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from London in January: high temperatures in Tampere hover around -5°C and lows are around -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 13:
Highlights from your trip
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
4.8
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4

2
nights
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then let little ones run wild at Adventure Park. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Turku sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
Turku Castle ©
Must see
Turku Castle
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
History Museum
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
4.4

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): hit the slopes at Ruka, look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, and then see the interesting displays at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kuusamo trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Turku to Kuusamo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Turku in January, expect Kuusamo to be slightly colder, temps between -10°C and -19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 16:
Highlights from your trip
Ruka ©
Must see
Ruka
4.4
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Shopping Center Kumpare
3.7

2
nights
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 17th (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kids' Land.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Levi vacation planner.

Drive from Kuusamo to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
Levi Ski Resort ©
Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
Icekarting Levi ©
Must see
Icekarting Levi
4.8

1
night
Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): get great views at Otsamo Fell, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Inari trip planner.

Getting from Levi to Inari by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January in Inari, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 19:
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, stroll through Aurinkolahti Beach, then contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, and finally wander the streets of Ullanlinna. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Kallio Church, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, wander the streets of Katajanokka, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in January; daily highs in Helsinki reach -3°C and lows reach -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
Mannerheim Museum ©
Must see
Mannerheim Museum
4.5
Kansallisgalleria ©
Art Museum
Kansallisgalleria
4.2