19 days in Finland Itinerary

19 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Kittilä Airport, Drive to Levi
— 2 nights
— 3 nights
Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
— 4 nights
— 3 nights
— 4 nights



— 2 nights
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Step off the beaten path and head to Levi Ski Resort and Icekarting Levi. Get outdoors at Kids' Land and Safaris. Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila, about 46 minutes away. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

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Sydney, Australia to Levi is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Levi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in November, things will get much colder in Levi: highs are around -3°C and lows about -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports · Parks

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— 3 nights
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Get some cultural insight at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Get outdoors at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

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You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Wildlife

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— 4 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Vapriikin Museokeskus and Emil Aaltosen Museo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Yyteri Beach and Rauhaniemi Beach. Step out of Tampere with an excursion to Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art in Mantta-Vilppula--about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, admire the masterpieces at Maltinranta Artcenter, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

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Do a combination of flight and train from Saariselka to Tampere in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Saariselka in November, expect Tampere to be somewhat warmer, temps between 3°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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— 3 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Visiting Bellevue Beach and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Go for a jaunt from Turku to Rauma to see Old Rauma about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, take in the architecture and design of Abo Akademi, and take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum.

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You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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— 4 nights

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.
The National Museum of Finland and Kansallisgalleria are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) and Katajanokka. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Heureka (in Vantaa). Next up on the itinerary: expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

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Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Helsinki are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

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Finland travel guide

Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Castles
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."