7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Savonlinna
— Few hours
2
Inari
— 1 day
3
Levi
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip maker.

Minneapolis, USA to Savonlinna is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. In December, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 23rd (Mon), get great views at Otsamo Fell, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Inari online holiday planner.

You can fly from Savonlinna to Inari in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Savonlinna in December, expect Inari to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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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 24th (Tue): hit the slopes at Levi Ski Resort.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Levi trip maker tool.

Fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Winter Sports Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 25th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenbrowse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Turku road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Levi in December; daily highs in Turku reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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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.
On the 26th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenget engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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