8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
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.
Pack the 29th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki day trip planning app.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Dusseldorf in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach, thenexamine the collection at Spy Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tampere visit planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Tampere reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko
Spy Museum ©
Spy Museum

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 1st (Tue): browse the collection at Turku City Library, browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thentake an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Turku road trip planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. December in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 1:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, thenjoin the crowd at Icekarting Levi, thentake an in-depth tour of Samiland, and finally fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Levi day trip website.

Getting from Turku to Levi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Turku in January, with highs in Levi at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Museums Parks Outdoors
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Samiland ©
Samiland

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rovaniemi, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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