14 days in Helsinki, Turku & Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Helsinki, Turku & Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Inari
— 3 nights
4
Levi
— 2 nights
5
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Cathedral of Porvoo. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Porvoo to see Porvoo Old Town about 50 minutes away. Pack the 4th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Helsinki travel itinerary planner.

San Francisco, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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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.
On the 6th (Thu), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, thendon't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church, thenstroll through Kultaranta Garden, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail. Keep things going the next day: soothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, kick your exploration up a notch at Flowpark Turku, and then stroll around Kupittaa Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Turku trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Turku are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kultaranta Garden
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Kupittaa Park ©
Kupittaa Park
Kultaranta Garden ©
Kultaranta Garden

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Step out of Inari to go to Tankavaara and see Gold Prospector Museum, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell, relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer, and wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Inari online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Inari takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Turku in June, expect nights in Inari to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit cooler, around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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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 11th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, thenrelax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and then make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Samiland and then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Levi tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Levi are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Levi

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Kongas, Giewont Husky Adventures, Akaslompolo Sportshop
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Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
Samiland ©
Samiland

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Levi to Pyhatunturi takes 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Luosto, Amethyst Mine Lapland
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Luosto ©
Luosto
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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