8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Paphos
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Paphos

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day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 5th (Sat), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, thenget in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi road trip planning website.

Paphos, Cyprus to Rovaniemi is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Paphos in January, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around -10°C and lows about -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Safaris
Lordi's Square ©
Lordi's Square

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 6th (Sun): whizz through the canopy at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and then fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Levi trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, Levi is slightly colder at night with lows of -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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 8th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and finally take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Levi in January, expect Turku to be somewhat warmer, temps between -3°C and -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

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night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 9th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, thenexamine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tampere trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Tampere are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenadmire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, thenexplore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip builder.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Helsinki are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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