9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  20​h
1
Levi
— 1 night
2
Inari
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Toronto

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.
On the 8th (Sat), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Levi holiday builder .

Toronto, Canada to Levi is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Levi. In December, Levi is slightly colder than Toronto - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then see the interesting displays at Siida.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Inari trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Inari

Shopping Museums Tours
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The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos
Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
day
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 11th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Turku vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Turku takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Inari in December, expect Turku to be somewhat warmer, temps between 1°C and -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 12th (Wed), enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik, then go for a stroll along the water at Helsingholm Guest Harbour, and then deepen your knowledge of military history at Oro.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kimito Island road trip site .

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik

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.
On the 14th (Fri), hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then revel in the low prices at Marttiini, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online trip maker .

You can drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to 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 ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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