9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Kotka
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Levi
— 2 nights
5
Tampere
— 2 nights

1
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 3rd (Sun): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, visit Katajanokka, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, thentake an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Pohjolan toimitalo.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planning tool.

Lisbon, Portugal to Helsinki is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Lisbon to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Lisbon in March, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Kotka.

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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

1
night
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. On the 4th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach Mansikkalahti, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kotka Church, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Kotka travel route planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Kotka by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

2
nights
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 5th (Tue): kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, soothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally take in the architecture and design of Abo Akademi.

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Getting from Kotka to Turku by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

2
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.
On the 7th (Thu), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

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You can fly from Turku to Levi in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Turku in March, things will get little chillier in Levi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Adventure

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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 9th (Sat): kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, and then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tampere holiday planning site.

You can fly from Levi to Tampere in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. When traveling from Levi in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tampere: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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