8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Tampere
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Copenhagen

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

To see ratings, reviews, maps, 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 flight and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. 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 Neighborhoods Scenic Drive
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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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 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 reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Turku tour website.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. 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
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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nights
Kuusamo

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.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kuusamo planning tool.

Getting from Turku to Kuusamo by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; 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 travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Ruka ©
Ruka
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

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nights
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 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.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Levi sightseeing planner.

Getting from Kuusamo to Levi by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. 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 Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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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 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.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere road trip planning site.

Getting from Levi to Tampere by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, 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

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
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