7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  4​h
2
Inari
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: London

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 7th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Helsinki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Helsinki is 2 hours. Traveling from London in December, expect Helsinki to be a bit cooler, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
On the 10th (Mon), go for a walk through Otsamo Fell, then see the interesting displays at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

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Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Helsinki to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in December, you will find days in Inari are slightly colder (-7°C), and nights are colder (-17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get all the equipment you need at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Levi road trip tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Turku travel planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Turku takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In December, Turku is somewhat warmer than Levi - with highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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