17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

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Fly
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Tampere
— 4 nights
Fly
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly
5
Inari
— 1 night
Drive to Ivalo Airport, Fly to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport

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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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Mannerheim Museum and The National Museum of Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo). There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, visit Katajanokka, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Helsinki holiday planner.

Taipei, Taiwan to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Taipei Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Taipei in January, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around -3°C and lows about -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 15 — 19:
Highlights from your trip
Mannerheim Museum ©
Historic Site
Mannerheim Museum
4.5

3
nights
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Get some historical perspective at Turku Cathedral and The Church of the Holy Cross. Change things up with a short trip to Old Rauma in Rauma (about 1h 25 min away). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Naantali Old Town, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary site.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. January in Turku sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 19 — 22:
Highlights from your trip
Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
Old Rauma ©
World heritage site
Old Rauma
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Vapriikin Museokeskus and Yyteri Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pihamaa Estate & Winery and Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia. Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Birthplace of Jean Sibelius (in Hameenlinna), St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa (in Sastamala) and Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) (in Pori). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere travel planner.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 22 — 26:
Highlights from your trip
Yyteri Beach ©
Beach
Yyteri Beach
4.6
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
4.8
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4

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 a sense of the local culture at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Safaris and Ounasjoki - River for activities. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Levi sightseeing planner.

Fly from Tampere to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tampere in January, with highs in Levi at -11°C and lows at -21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 26 — 29:
Highlights from your trip
Levi Ski Resort ©
Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins
Historic Site
Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins
5.0

1
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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 30th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Inari road trip planning app.

Getting from Levi to Inari by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 29 — 30:
Highlights from your trip