19 days in Finland Itinerary

19 days in Finland Itinerary

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19 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
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.
Get outdoors at Safaris and Levi Ski Resort. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Icekarting Levi and Snow Village. There's more to do: get your game on at Kids' Land and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi trip planning app .

Sydney, Australia to Levi is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect Levi to be colder, temps between -3°C and -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can 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 ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Urho Kekkonen National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. On the 16th (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 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. Cap off 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 ©
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.
Get outdoors at Yyteri Beach and Rauhaniemi Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Vapriikin Museokeskus and Hatanpaa Arboretum. Take a break from Tampere with a short trip to Serlachius Museum Gosta in Mantta-Vilppula, about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and examine the collection at Mediamuseo Rupriikki.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tampere online trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and train from Saariselka to Tampere in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Saariselka in November: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 3°C and lows are around -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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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
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.
Get some cultural insight at Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Visiting Bellevue Beach and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna will get you outdoors. When in Turku, make a side trip to see Old Rauma in Rauma, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In November in Turku, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 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 Parks

Side Trips

Old Rauma, Bellevue Beach
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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.
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The National Museum of Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Heureka (in Vantaa). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), take a stroll through Katajanokka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and make a trip to Hakaniemi Market.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip site .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

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