18 days in Finland Itinerary

18 days in Finland Itinerary

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Tampere
— 4 nights
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Turku
— 4 nights
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Levi
— 2 nights
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Inari
— 1 night
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Hamina
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 4 nights

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Vapriikin Museokeskus and Villa Mairea will appeal to museum buffs. Visiting Yyteri Beach and Riihiniemen Uimaranta will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari) and Pihamaa Estate & Winery (in Asikkala). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach and explore the world behind art at Maltinranta Artcenter.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere travel itinerary planner.

Valletta, Malta to Tampere is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Valletta to Tampere. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Valletta in December: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 0°C and lows are around -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

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Beach
Yyteri Beach
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Specialty Museum
Villa Mairea
4.2

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get outdoors at Bellevue Beach and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turku Castle and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Mathildedalin Kylapanimo in Salo, about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, and attend a concert at Sibeliusmuseum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Turku online itinerary planner.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Turku, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

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Must see
Turku Castle
4.5
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Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

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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 22nd (Tue): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Turku to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Turku in December, things will get little chillier in Levi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Trails · Winter Sports · Tours

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Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4

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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 24th (Thu), get great views at 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.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Inari online travel route builder.

Getting from Levi to Inari by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. December in Inari sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hamina.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
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Hamina

Hamina ©
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): admire the striking features of Hamina Fortress, then make a trip to Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, then learn about all things military at Bunker Museum, and finally examine the collection at Salpa Line Museum. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Mansikkalahti, see the interesting displays at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Marian Kirkko.

Discover how to plan a Hamina trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Inari to Hamina. In December, Hamina is a bit warmer than Inari - with highs of -1°C and lows of -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hamina

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

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Specialty Museum
Salpa Line Museum
5.0
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Religious Site
St. John's Church
4.0

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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 Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Get outdoors at Aurinkolahti Beach and Arctic Expedition. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Hvittrask in Kirkkonummi, about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: stop by Katajanokka, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Hamina to Helsinki takes 2 hours. While traveling from Hamina, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Art Museum
Kansallisgalleria
4.2

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