8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

Before you visit Helsinki, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

San Francisco, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 10 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in November, you will find days in Helsinki are colder (°F), and nights are a bit cooler (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 17th (Sat), get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Inari online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Helsinki to Inari in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in November, with highs in Inari at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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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 18th (Sun), take a memorable tour with Levi Ski Resort.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Levi travel route tool.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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nights
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 19th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Vepsa Island, thenadmire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, thenkick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Levi to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Levi in November, expect Turku to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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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 21st (Wed), kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Tampere holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Tampere sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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