9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Levi
— 1 night
2
Inari
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 1 day
4
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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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 8th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Levi trip builder tool.

Toronto, Canada to Levi is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Levi is 7 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Toronto in December, with highs in Levi at -6°C and lows at -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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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): tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Inari visit planner.

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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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 11th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Turku driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Inari to Turku in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in December, expect Turku to be a bit warmer, temps between 1°C and -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive 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

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nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 12th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard, then take in the waterfront activity at Helsingholm Guest Harbour, and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

Plan my Kimito Island trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Kimito Island are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

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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), browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then look for gifts at Marttiini Senaatintori, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and finally admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Helsinki day trip tool.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in Helsinki are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (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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