12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  17​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Spas & Wellness and Kansallisgalleria. Get a sense of the local culture at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, learn more about the world around you at Finnish Museum of Natural History, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Finland.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Montreal, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Montreal to Helsinki. In February, plan for daily highs up to -2°C, and evening lows to -9°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 ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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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 15th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

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You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Turku are -2°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

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

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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): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Old Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then see the interesting displays at Emil Aaltosen Museo, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki observation tower.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read Tampere visit planner .

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. February in Tampere sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Levi Ski Resort. Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Snow Village in Kittila, about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, get your game on at Kid's Land, and don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Levi online travel planner .

You can do a combination of train, flight, and bus from Tampere to Levi in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In February in Levi, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -10°C at night. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Snow Village
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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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