19 days in Finland Itinerary

19 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  29 h
1
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Taxi + Fly + Train:  5 h 30 min
3
Tampere
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Sydney

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.
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.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Levi itinerary builder tool.

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

Side Trips

Kittila, Safaris
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
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 Nature & Wildlife Tours. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Saariselka travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can 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) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Vapriikin Museokeskus and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko 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 20 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.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tampere journey planner.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Saariselka to Tampere in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; 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 take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yyteri Beach, Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
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. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Abo Akademi, and get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Turku online route planner.

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Turku sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Old Rauma, Bellevue Beach
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

4
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.
Kansallisgalleria and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) and The National Museum of Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Heureka (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Next up on the itinerary: deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online vacation planner.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. November in Helsinki sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Heureka, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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