9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Voronezh
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Levi
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  18​h
End: Voronezh

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip site .

Voronezh, Russia to Helsinki is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Voronezh to Helsinki. When traveling from Voronezh in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around 3°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion 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 29th (Sat): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, examine the collection at Turku Biological Museum, then stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Turku tour itinerary site .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 30th (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

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Traveling by car from Turku to Vaasa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
day
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 31st (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Vaasa to Levi in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Vaasa in December; daily highs in Levi reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Adventure Tours Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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