15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  4​h 45​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
train + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Copenhagen

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.
Get outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Runeberg Park (in Porvoo) and Linden Esplanade (in Kotka). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Katajanokka, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, partake in some friendly competition at InsideOut Productions, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helsinki travel route planner .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Copenhagen to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Copenhagen in December, things will get slightly colder in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Runeberg Park, Linden Esplanade
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get in touch with nature at Bellevue Beach and Bike Rental - by Carfield. Step out of Turku to go to Salo and see Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, head off the coast to Vepsa Island, and admire the local landmark of Harmonia.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Turku holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Turku are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, Naantali Old Town, Mathildedalin Kylapanimo
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Levi Ski Resort and Yllas Ski Resort. Change things up with a short trip to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio (about 58 minutes away). There's more to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Levi online travel planner .

You can fly from Turku to Levi in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Turku in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around -6°C and lows are around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get outdoors at Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Yyteri Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa), Pihamaa Estate & Winery (in Asikkala) and Kallenaution Kievari (in Juupajoki). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

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You can fly from Levi to Tampere in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Levi in December: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 0°C and lows are around -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Vitikkala Manor, Yyteri Beach, Pihamaa Estate & Winery, Kallenaution Kievari
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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