8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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 24th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral and then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, read Turku road trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Turku is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Amsterdam to Turku, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Amsterdam in October: high temperatures in Turku hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 26th (Mon), take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip builder website.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Tampere are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Wildlife
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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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 27th (Tue), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Levi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tampere to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tampere in October, with highs in Levi at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kouvola trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Kouvola takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Levi in October: high temperatures in Kouvola hover around 7°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Explore hidden gems such as Mannerheim Museum and The National Museum of Finland. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, admire the landmark architecture of The National Library of Finland, wander the streets of Katajanokka, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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