8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Tampere
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi route planning site.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from London in April, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take a memorable tour with Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, thenexperience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and finally look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Levi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Kittila, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

1
night
Tampere

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thenhave fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. While traveling from Levi, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tampere, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games Museums Parks
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Room Escape Games
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
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 2nd (Thu), browse the collection at Turku City Library, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenhave fun at Adventure Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Turku using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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 3rd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, thenstep into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, make a trip to Senate Square, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki vacation builder app.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Room Escape Games

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