17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Joensuu
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly
4
Inari
— 1 day
Fly
5
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly
6
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Tampere
— 4 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Denver

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2
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Katajanokka and Hietaranta Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kansallisgalleria and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Stromforsin Ruukki in Ruotsinpyhtaa--about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, stop by Taiga Colors, browse the different shops at Stockmann Department Store, and don't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki journey planner.

Denver, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Denver to Helsinki, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Denver in November, plan for slightly colder days in Helsinki, with highs around 40°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 17 — 19:
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Katajanokka ©
Must see
Katajanokka
4.3
Kansallisgalleria ©
Art Museum
Kansallisgalleria
4.2

2
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): kick back and relax at Honkaniemi Beach, then stroll through Utra Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, and finally rejuvenate with a delicious beverage at Taitokortteli. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Joensuu Church, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, then admire the masterpieces at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, and finally examine the collection at Old Mine Mining Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Joensuu trip itinerary maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Joensuu with the Route module. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in November: high temperatures in Joensuu hover around 34°F and lows are around 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Joensuu

Museums · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 19 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
Old Mine Mining Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Old Mine Mining Museum
4.7
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma ©
Specialty Museum
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma
4.4

1
night
Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 22nd (Thu), examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planner.

You can drive from Joensuu to Savonlinna in 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 35°F, while at night they dip to 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 21 — 22:
Highlights from your trip

1
day
Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Inari road trip app.

Getting from Savonlinna to Inari by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Savonlinna in November, things will get a bit cooler in Inari: highs are around 27°F and lows about 16°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 23:
Highlights from your trip

3
nights
Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. Head to Elan Ski Shop & Rental and Akaslompolo Sportshopfor some retail therapy. Step out of Levi with an excursion to Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages in Muonio--about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi online trip maker.

Fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 26°F, and evening lows to 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 23 — 26:
Highlights from your trip
Levi Ski Resort ©
Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Cross-country Ski Area
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
4.5
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
5.0

2
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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 27th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Levi to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, Turku is a bit warmer than Levi - with highs of 40°F and lows of 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
Turku Castle ©
Must see
Turku Castle
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
History Museum
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
4.4

4
nights
Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Vapriikin Museokeskus and Pihamaa Estate & Winery. Get in touch with nature at Yyteri Beach and Rauhaniemi Beach. When in Tampere, make a side trip to see Holy Cross Church in Parola, approximately Parola away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip planning app.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°F, and evening lows to 30°F. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 2:
Highlights from your trip
Yyteri Beach ©
Beach
Yyteri Beach
4.6

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