13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Paris
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 30 min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
5
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Tampere
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Paris

5
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.
Pack the 14th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and walk around The Esplanadi Park.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip planning app.

Paris, France to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Helsinki. Traveling from Paris in March, expect Helsinki to be a bit cooler, temps between 3°C and -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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 17th (Sat): browse the collection at Turku City Library, get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then see the interesting displays at Turku Biological Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku tour builder app.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Turku are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
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 18th (Sun): view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Levi trip maker site.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Turku to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Turku in March, with highs in Levi at 0°C and lows at -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Museums Shopping Wildlife
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip builder app.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Museums Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mustasaari trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rovaniemi to Mustasaari. In March, Mustasaari is a bit warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of 2°C and lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 22nd (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tampere itinerary planner.

Getting from Mustasaari to Tampere by car takes about 4 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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