15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Skopje
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Tampere
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Skopje

4
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.
Appreciate the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Galerie Forsblom. Step out of the city life by going to Bellevue Beach and Nuuksio National Park. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Inkoon kirkko in Inkoo, about 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Old Market Hall, pause for some photo ops at Unexpected Visitor Sculpture (Odottamaton Vieras), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki holiday website.

Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Skopje to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Skopje, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, Nuuksio National Park, Inkoon kirkko
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Castle and Photographic Centre Peri. Visiting Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Bike Rental - by Carfield will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: Mathildedalin Kylapanimo (in Salo) and Ruokapuoti Lumo (in Rauma). The adventure continues: browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, view the masterpieces at Galleria Joella, and admire the landmark architecture of Kuusisto Manor.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, Kuusisto Manor, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Ruokapuoti Lumo
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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
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 some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Sarestoniemi Museum and Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins. Step out of Levi to go to Muonio and see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, which is approximately 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Levi Ski Resort, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary website.

Fly from Turku to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Turku in December, expect Levi to be slightly colder, temps between -6°C and -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vitikkala Manor and Vapriikin Museokeskus. Appreciate the collections at Laukko Manor and Pori Art Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Yyteri Beach in Pori (about 1h 50 min away). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, and get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Ronga.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere online trip maker.

You can fly from Levi to Tampere in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Levi in December, things will get a bit warmer in Tampere: highs are around 0°C and lows about -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Pori, Laukko Manor, Vitikkala Manor
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor

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