8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Sioux City
Fly:  20 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  26 h
End: Sioux City

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 23rd (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Hakaniemi Market, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Artisaani, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thenexplore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Helsinki itinerary planning app.

Sioux City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Sioux City to Helsinki, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Sioux City, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 47°F to lows of 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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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

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 25th (Thu): stroll through Vepsa Island, browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In April in Turku, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Parks Wildlife
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
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 26th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thenkick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Tampere, expect temperatures between 45°F during the day and 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages and then look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Levi journey planning app.

Traveling by flight from Tampere to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. While traveling from Tampere, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Levi, ranging from highs of 38°F to lows of 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports

Side Trip

Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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