8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Levi
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Hamina
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

1
day
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 14th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi online day trip planner .

London, UK to Levi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Levi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from London in February; daily highs in Levi reach -5°C and lows reach -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 15th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at Ett Hem Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally don't miss a visit to Louhisaari Manor.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Turku online tour itinerary builder .

Fly from Levi to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In February, Turku is somewhat warmer than Levi - with highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Hamina.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Hamina

Hamina ©
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. On the 17th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Main Building of Military School, then learn about all things military at Bunker Museum, and then examine the collection at Salpa Line Museum. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marian Kirkko, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church, then wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, and finally get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hamina online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Hamina takes 3.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Hamina can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hamina

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kotka, Salpa Line Museum, Bunker Museum, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Bunker Museum ©
Bunker Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take a stroll through Katajanokka, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel route builder app .

Traveling by car from Hamina to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Traveling from Hamina in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of -3°C in Helsinki. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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