16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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16 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  30​h
1
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

2
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Safaris and Levi Ski Resort. When in Levi, make a side trip to see Snow Village in Kittila, approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, have fun at Kid's Land, and don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Levi online trip itinerary maker .

Brisbane, Australia to Levi is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Levi, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in February, expect Levi to be much colder, temps between -5°C and -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Safaris
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ahtari Zoo and Riihiniemen Uimaranta. Go for a jaunt from Tampere to Asikkala to see Pihamaa Estate & Winery about 1h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

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Getting from Levi to Tampere by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Levi in February, things will get a bit warmer in Tampere: highs are around -1°C and lows about -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pihamaa Estate & Winery, Ahtari Zoo
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Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Spas & Wellness

2
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 28th (Fri): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Vepsa Island and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Turku vacation planner.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

2
nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): steep yourself in history at Kotka Church, then get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then take in the pleasant sights at Linden Esplanade, and finally kick back and relax at Beach Mansikkalahti. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotka journey planner .

You can drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Arboretum Mustila, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

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 Katajanokka and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. The adventure continues: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, stop by Taiga Colors, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Kotka to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Golf Beaches

Side Trip

Tapiola Golf
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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

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