12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  16 h 15 min
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Inari
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Boston

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 15th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kimito Island online trip maker.

Boston, USA to Kimito Island is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Boston to Kimito Island. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Boston in October; daily highs in Kimito Island reach 48°F and lows reach 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 16th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, thenkick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in October, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Explore hidden gems such as Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm and Safaris. Step out of Levi to go to Muonio and see Keimiotunturi Fell, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip planning website.

Getting from Turku to Levi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Turku in October, expect Levi to be slightly colder, temps between 37°F and 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Muonio, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Safaris
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 21st (Sun), examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Lake Inari.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Inari tour itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°F in October, and nighttime lows around 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

3
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 Kansallisgalleria and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, admire the masterpieces at Alvar Aalto's studio, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and stroll through Hietaranta Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary website.

Fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 48°F and lows about 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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