9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 1 night
4
Oulu
— 2 nights

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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) will appeal to history buffs. Family-friendly places like Katajanokka and Kansallisgalleria will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip maker.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in March, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 3°C and -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 1st (Wed), browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Joella, and then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Turku online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Turku in April; daily highs in Levi reach 3°C and lows reach -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): grab your bike and head to Outdoors Oulu Oy, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Oulu road trip app.

You can drive from Levi to Oulu in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Outdoors Oulu Oy ©
Outdoors Oulu Oy
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

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