15 days in Sweden & Finland Itinerary

15 days in Sweden & Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  26 h
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 15 min
2
Kiruna, Sweden
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Levi, Finland
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Turku, Finland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Helsinki, Finland
— 3 nights
Fly:  24 h
End: Brisbane, Australia


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4
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Vasa Museum and Uppsala Domkyrka are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Storkyrkan and Tyska Kyrkan (Old German Church). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, step off the mainland to explore Sodermalm, get a sense of history and politics at Stockholm City Hall, and explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Stockholm vacation planning site.

Brisbane, Australia to Stockholm is an approximately 26- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Brisbane to Stockholm due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in March, things will get colder in Stockholm: highs are around 5°C and lows about -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kiruna.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Drottningholm Palace, Uppsala Domkyrka
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Uppsala Domkyrka ©
Uppsala Domkyrka
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

1
night
Kiruna, Sweden

Kiruna ©
Sweden's northernmost city, Kiruna remains best known for its proximity to the world's first hotel-museum built entirely of snow and ice.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård and then pause for some serene contemplation at Kiruna Kyrka.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read our Kiruna trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Stockholm to Kiruna in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in March, things will get slightly colder in Kiruna: highs are around -2°C and lows about -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kiruna

Historic Sites
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Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård ©
Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård
Kiruna Kyrka ©
Kiruna Kyrka

2
nights
Levi, Finland

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 31st (Tue): stroll through Levi Ski Resort and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Kids' Land and then don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Kiruna to Levi in 8.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kiruna to Levi due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

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
Turku, Finland

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 2nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Turku road trip site.

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. Traveling from Levi in April, expect nights in Turku to be about the same, around -1°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Helsinki, Finland

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.
Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kansallisgalleria and Helsinki Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Katajanokka, pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. April in Helsinki sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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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

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