8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

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
4
Levi
— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): make a trip to Hakaniemi Market and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip app .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Helsinki is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier 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 Scenic Drive Fun & Games
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Room Escape Games
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

1
night
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): browse the collection at Turku City Library, get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku holiday planner .

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get outside with Karhunkierros, hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then admire all the interesting features of Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, then fly down the slopes at Ruka, and finally take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo journey builder website .

Traveling by flight from Turku to Kuusamo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Turku in April, with highs in Kuusamo at 3°C and lows at -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to Snow Village, and finally don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Levi road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Levi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Levi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Kittila
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Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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night
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): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Levi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Levi in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tampere: temperatures range from 8°C by day to -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games Parks Museums
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Room Escape Games
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

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