15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Hamina
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 3 nights
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Inari
— 1 day
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Levi
— 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Mannerheim Museum and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Katajanokka and Aurinkolahti Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Church of St. Lawrence (in Lohja) and Raseborg Castle (in Raseborg). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and admire the striking features of Pohjolan toimitalo.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip app.

Melbourne, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Helsinki is minus 8 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Melbourne in January: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around -3°C and lows are around -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Hamina.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

1
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Hamina

Hamina ©
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): stop by Linden Esplanade, tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach Mansikkalahti, contemplate the long history of Kotka Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Marian Kirkko, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hamina online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Hamina takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in January, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Hamina

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Marian Kirkko ©
Marian Kirkko
Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral
Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Get some historical perspective at Holy Cross Church and Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing. Venture out of the city with trips to Jokioinen Museum Railway (in Jokioinen) and Tammelan kirkko (in Tammela). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Hamina to Tampere takes 3.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 15:
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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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 16th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Turku day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Turku are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
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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 18th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Inari trip builder website.

Fly from Turku to Inari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Turku in January, expect Inari to be little chillier, temps between -11°C and -20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 18:
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and then get your game on at Kids' Land.

Plan trip to Levi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Levi sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -21°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Tue).

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 21:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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