12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Montreal
Fly:  17 h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h
End: Montreal

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.
Katajanokka and The National Museum of Finland are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) and Ullanlinna. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker app.

Montreal, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Montreal in February; daily highs in Helsinki reach 0°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
nights
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 15th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, thenkick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Turku trip builder.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. February in Turku sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Beaches
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, get engrossed in the history at Emil Aaltosen Museo, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tampere journey planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Icekarting Levi and Kids' Land. Change things up with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila (about 46 minutes away). Spend the 19th (Mon) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. It doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Levi trip maker site.

Fly from Tampere to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tampere in February: high temperatures in Levi hover around -5°C and lows are around -12°C. On the 21st (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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