8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Sioux City
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
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), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, then get a taste of the local shopping with Hakaniemi Market, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On the next day, look for gifts at Artisaani, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Helsinki vacation planner.

Sioux City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sioux City to Helsinki is 8 hours. When traveling from Sioux City in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 47°F by day to 32°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
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, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Turku trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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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.
On the 26th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tampere driving holiday tool .

Getting from Turku to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. April in Tampere sees daily highs of 45°F and lows of 29°F at night. Cap off 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
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

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 27th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, glide through natural beauty at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages and then gear up at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Levi road trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Tampere to Levi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. When traveling from Tampere in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Levi: temperatures range from 38°F by day to 25°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Tours

Side Trip

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

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