8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Duluth
Fly:  15 h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  23 h 15 min
End: Duluth

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Head to Kamppi Shopping Centre and Artisaanifor some retail therapy. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, wander the streets of Katajanokka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki visit planner.

Duluth, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Duluth to Helsinki. Traveling from Duluth in December, things will get a bit warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 37°F and lows about 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive 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
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
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 8th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, thenlook for gifts at Keittioelamaa, thenview the masterpieces at Laukko Manor, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): shop like a local with Haihara Art Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and then steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tampere trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 31°F and lows are around 22°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

1
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 10th (Mon), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Levi travel route planning app.

Traveling by flight from Tampere to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in December, expect Levi to be slightly colder, temps between 22°F and 8°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Adventure Parks Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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