7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
night
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.
Take the guesswork out of planning a Helsinki vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brussels to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Brussels in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. On the 25th (Tue), you're off to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours Outdoors Museums
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night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 25th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Pohtiolampi.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere attractions planning site.

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, Tampere is little chillier than Helsinki - with highs of 0°C and lows of -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pohtiolampi ©
Pohtiolampi
Finlayson Church ©
Finlayson Church

2
nights
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 26th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and finally explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park. On your second day here, step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Turku online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

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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 28th (Fri), take a memorable tour with Levi Ski Resort.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Levi day trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Turku to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Turku in December, expect Levi to be little chillier, temps between -6°C and -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 29th (Sat), make a trip to Lordi's Square, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then try to win big at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Casinos Nightlife Fun & Games
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Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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