9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 1 night
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
5
Kuopio
— 1 night
6
Levi
— 1 night

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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 28th (Thu), browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip planning website.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in November: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Room Escape Games

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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.
On the 30th (Sat), browse the collection at Turku City Library, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip planning site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thenhave fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, and finally stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere online attractions planner.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games Parks Museums
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Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thenexamine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenappreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna trip planner.

Getting from Tampere to Savonlinna by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, immerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, thenenjoy some diversion at Vainolanniemi, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuopio day trip tool.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December in Kuopio, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kuopio

Fun & Games Historic Sites Nature
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Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
St. Nikolaos Cathedral ©
St. Nikolaos Cathedral

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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 4th (Wed): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, thendon't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, thenbet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and finally fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Levi vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Kuopio to Levi by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuopio in December; daily highs in Levi reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

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