8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Lima
Fly:  21​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  28​h
End: Lima

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.
Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Rock Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 46 minutes away. There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour website .

Lima, Peru to Helsinki is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lima to Helsinki is 7 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Lima in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
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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 18th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tampere online trip maker .

You can take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Helsinki in December, things will get a bit cooler in Tampere: highs are around 0°C and lows about -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip builder site .

Getting from Tampere to Levi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tampere in December; daily highs in Levi reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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