8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
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Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive
2
Turku
— 1 night
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Kuusamo
3
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Tampere
— 1 night
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Copenhagen

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night
Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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 8th (Mon), browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki vacation builder app.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Copenhagen in April, with highs in Helsinki at 9°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 9:
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Art Museum
Kansallisgalleria
4.2
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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
4.4

1
night
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 10th (Wed): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, explore the galleries of Turku Castle, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Turku tour website.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. April in Turku sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 10:
Highlights from your trip
Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
History Museum
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
4.4

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): head outdoors with Karhunkierros, hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, then fly down the slopes at Ruka, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kuusamo planning tool.

Getting from Turku to Kuusamo by combination of train and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Turku in April: high temperatures in Kuusamo hover around 3°C and lows are around -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:
Highlights from your trip
Ruka ©
Ski Area
Ruka
4.4
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Water Body
Kiutakongas Rapids
4.8

2
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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 13th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, and finally make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Levi sightseeing planner.

Getting from Kuusamo to Levi by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. April in Levi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 12 — 14:
Highlights from your trip
Levi Ski Resort ©
Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
Icekarting Levi ©
Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
4.8

1
night
Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere road trip planning site.

Getting from Levi to Tampere by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or drive. When traveling from Levi in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Tampere, with highs around 8°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
4.6
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4

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