9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Levi
— 1 night
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
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Kouvola
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 1 night
5
Turku
— 1 night
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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 17th (Sat): gear up at Levi Ski Resort.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Levi journey planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Levi is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Levi is 1 hour. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in October; daily highs in Levi reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Trails · Winter Sports · Tours
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Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
4.4

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, then get a dose of the wild on Lapland Safaris Saariselka, and then trek along Urho Kekkonen National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: cast your line with LuontoLoma Pro Safaris, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then stroll through Juutua Nature Trail.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in October, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kouvola route planner.

Fly from Saariselka to Kouvola in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, Kouvola is a bit warmer than Saariselka - with highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tampere online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Tampere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums
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Wildlife Area
Hatanpaa Arboretum
4.9
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Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4

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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 22nd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Turku travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Turku are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
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Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
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Neighborhood
Naantali Old Town
4.3

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 23rd (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then stop by Katajanokka, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In October in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
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Historic Site
Mannerheim Museum
4.5

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