8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
1
Tampere
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 45​min
End: Tallinn

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 20th (Sat), see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary planning tool .

Tallinn, Estonia to Tampere is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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night
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 21st (Sun): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi online travel planner .

Fly from Tampere to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in April, you will find days in Levi are slightly colder (3°C), and nights are about the same (-4°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Adventure Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 22nd (Mon), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

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Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Get outdoors at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto and Ukko-Koli Hill.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip builder .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

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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 26th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. On the next day, stroll through Nuuksio National Park.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online visit planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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