8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  20 h 30 min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Train + Subway:  12 h 15 min
End: New York City

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, and then take a memorable tour with Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Levi day trip tool.

New York City, USA to Levi is an approximately 23- hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Levi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in March: high temperatures in Levi hover around 31°F and lows are around 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

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

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruka, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, then look for gifts at Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and finally experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm.

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Fly from Levi to Kuusamo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Kuusamo sees daily highs of 28°F and lows of 12°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 27th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, then buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and finally gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Turku route tool.

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Turku takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In March, Turku is somewhat warmer than Kuusamo - with highs of 38°F and lows of 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

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

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night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kimito Island attractions app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°F in March, and nighttime lows around 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and finally stop by Pien Shop & Bar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Helsinki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°F in March, and nighttime lows around 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) 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
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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