9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  6 h
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
2
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  3 h
4
Levi
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Turku
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Tampere
— 1 night
+2
Train + Fly + Train:  7 h 15 min
End: London

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): stop by Pien Shop & Bar.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip website.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki. Traveling from London in February, things will get little chillier in Helsinki: highs are around 0°C and lows about -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Room Escape Games

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruka, then experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and then explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kuusamo itinerary planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Kuusamo in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, Kuusamo is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of -5°C and lows of -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): get all the equipment you need at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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Getting from Kuusamo to Saariselka by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Saariselka are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Explore hidden gems such as Icekarting Levi and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage. Spend the 13th (Wed) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: have fun at Kids' Land, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila, take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary maker tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Levi, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Kittila
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Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): browse the collection at Turku City Library, then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Levi in February, with highs in Turku at 0°C and lows at -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

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

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Tampere

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary site.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February in Tampere, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games Museums Parks
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Room Escape Games
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

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