19 days in Finland Itinerary

19 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
5
Levi
— 3 nights
6
Turku
— 3 nights
7
Tampere
— 4 nights

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Katajanokka, thenstep into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenkick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip tool.

Paris, France to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Helsinki is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Paris in February: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): stroll through Ruka, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre and then hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo trip tool.

You can fly from Helsinki to Kuusamo in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, Kuusamo is slightly colder than Helsinki - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, trek along Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Saariselka sightseeing planner.

Drive from Kuusamo to Saariselka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo tour planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Levi Ski Resort and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Escape the urban bustle at Kids' Land and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. There's lots more to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Levi driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Levi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore hidden gems such as Bellevue Beach and Turku Cathedral. Escape the urban bustle at Vepsa Island and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: Mathildedalin Kylapanimo (in Salo) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio).

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Turku tour itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Levi to Turku in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Levi in February: high temperatures in Turku hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, Teijo National Park
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Yyteri Beach and Vapriikin Museokeskus. Escape the urban bustle at Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Rauhaniemi Beach. Take a break from Tampere with a short trip to Ahtari Zoo in Ahtari, about 2 hours away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

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

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ahtari Zoo, Yyteri Beach
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Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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