8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland vacation builder

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

Route & dates

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly + train:  8​h 30​min
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip itinerary maker app .

Valletta, Malta to Tampere is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Valletta in December, things will get cooler in Tampere: highs are around 0°C and lows about -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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 8th (Tue): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi holiday builder .

Getting from Tampere to Levi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in December, things will get little chillier in Levi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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 10th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally examine the collection at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House.

Plan my trip to Turku with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Levi to Turku by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Levi in December, with highs in Turku at 1°C and lows at -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House ©
Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. Popular historic sites such as Rock Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki travel website .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Helsinki are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

Similar Plans

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