14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
4
Levi
— 4 nights

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.
Head to Kamppi Shopping Centre and Market Square Kauppatorifor some retail therapy. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Bellevue Beach in Hanko, approximately Hanko away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, view the masterpieces at ARTag Gallery, get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Forsblom, and have some family-friendly fun at InsideOut Productions.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki attractions planner.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Helsinki. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in December, things will get colder in Helsinki: highs are around 37°F and lows about 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Bellevue Beach
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

3
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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.
For shopping fun, head to Kauppakeskus Mylly or Turun Kauppahalli. Get some cultural insight at Turku Castle and Naantali Old Town. When in Turku, make a side trip to see Ruokapuoti Lumo in Rauma, approximately Rauma away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, head off the coast to Vepsa Island, and view the masterpieces at Photographic Centre Peri.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Turku holiday tool.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. December in Turku sees daily highs of 34°F and lows of 25°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Ruokapuoti Lumo, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Naantali Old Town
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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 9th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Haihara Art Centre, stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, then get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Ronga, then take in the exciting artwork at Laukko Manor, and finally steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Tampere route maker website.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Tampere, expect temperatures between 31°F during the day and 22°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor

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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.
Head to Jemes Sport and LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Step out of the city life by going to Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. Step out of Levi with an excursion to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio--about 58 minutes away. It doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Levi trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Tampere to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tampere in December; daily highs in Levi reach 22°F and lows reach 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Jemes Sport, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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