7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland journey planner

Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Fly + Train:  7 h
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
4
Saariselka
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Manchester

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tampere tour itinerary website.

Manchester, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Tampere. Traveling from Manchester in February, things will get little chillier in Tampere: highs are around -1°C and lows about -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 20th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenkick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Spas
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 21st (Thu), look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

Start your trip to Levi by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, Levi is a bit cooler than Turku - with highs of -5°C and lows of -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Shopping Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
night
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 22nd (Fri): look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, thenlook for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, thenget interesting insight from Tours, and finally see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in February, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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 23rd (Sat): explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Hakaniemi Market. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, thenvisit Katajanokka, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki online day trip planner.

You can fly from Saariselka to Helsinki in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In February, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Saariselka - with highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

Similar Plans

9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS December, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems Preferences: December, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA February, outdoors, romantic, popular sights Preferences: February, outdoors, romantic Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, outdoors, historic sites, popular sights Preferences: November, outdoors, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: November, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: November, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, culture, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Finland BY A USER FROM HONG KONG SAR CHINA January, kids, culture, outdoors, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: January, kids, culture, outdoors, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, romantic, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, romantic Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA February, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, popular sights Preferences: February, outdoors, relaxing, romantic Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, romantic, popular sights Preferences: November, romantic Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans