8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Room Escape Games. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town). There's still lots to do: stroll through Sibelius Monument, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and look for gifts at Artisaani.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip app .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Helsinki. May in Helsinki sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Shopping Spas

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Room Escape Games
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 8th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tampere tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Tampere are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Turku sightseeing site .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Turku sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Levi Ski Resort and Seven Fells Up. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Levi route builder website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Turku to Levi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Turku in May, with highs in Levi at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Trails Adventure

Side Trips

Seven Fells Up, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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