8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

1
night
Rovaniemi

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

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from London in April, with highs in Rovaniemi at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Parks Shopping
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, don't miss a visit to Snow Village, then explore and take pictures at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and finally look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Levi driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Trails

Side Trips

Kittila, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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 Tampere Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, and finally stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip builder tool .

Getting from Levi to Tampere by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Levi, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tampere, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites
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Room Escape Games
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then have fun at Adventure Park, and finally gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Tampere to Turku by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. May in Turku sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

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

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 Rock Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, make a trip to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip planning app .

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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