15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Inari
— 1 night
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Tampere
— 3 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Do your shopping at Hakaniemi Market and ARTag Gallery. Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Forsblom, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip site.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Helsinki is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 5 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in January; daily highs in Helsinki reach -3°C and lows reach -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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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. On the 5th (Sun), go for a walk through Otsamo Fell, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Inari takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, Inari is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of -11°C and lows of -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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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.
Shop till you drop at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Levi Ski Resort and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage. And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Kids' Land, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Levi tour planner.

Fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trip

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bellevue Beach and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Explore Turku's surroundings by going to Pargas Lime Stone Quarry (in Pargas) and Korpo Church (in Korpo). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Turku vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Levi in January, with highs in Turku at -3°C and lows at -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Relax by the water at Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Rauhaniemi Beach. Head to Laukko Manor and Tallipihan Suklaapuotifor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Mantta-Vilppula (Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art & Serlachius Museum Gustaf) and Jokioinen Museum Railway (in Jokioinen). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Ronga, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tampere travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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Highlights from your plan
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko