8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland route maker

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
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:  12​h 15​min
End: Chicago

1
day
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 2nd (Sat): experience the excitement of Feelapland, then look for gifts at LAURI, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner .

Chicago, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Chicago to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Chicago in November: highs in Rovaniemi hover around 28°F, while lows dip to 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Feelapland ©
Feelapland
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.
On the 3rd (Sun), hit the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, make a trip to Snow Village, and then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, expect little chillier with lows of 15°F in Levi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports

Side Trip

Snow Village
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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 5th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip planner.

You can fly from Levi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Levi in November; daily highs in Tampere reach 37°F and lows reach 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Fun & Games
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Turku attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. November in Turku sees daily highs of 40°F and lows of 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, make a trip to Senate Square, then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then see the interesting displays at Mannerheim Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 40°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Room Escape Games

Similar Plans

10 days in Finland BY A USER FROM BRAZIL June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM BRAZIL June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Finland BY A USER FROM BRAZIL June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 12 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 10 days in Finland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 10 days in Finland BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Finland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans