13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

4
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.
Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki driving holiday planning app .

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Theme Parks
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 26:
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach, then see the interesting displays at Spy Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tampere trip planner .

Take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, Tampere is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of 0°C and lows of -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Spy Museum ©
Spy Museum
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

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 28th (Fri): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at Ett Hem Museum, and finally have fun at Moomin World. On the next day, get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Tampere to Turku by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Turku are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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 30th (Sun), make a trip to Snow Village, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Levi travel itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Turku to Levi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Turku in December, expect Levi to be slightly colder, temps between -6°C and -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

#Adventure, #Winter Sports, #Parks

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, see Santa Claus Office, then enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip maker website .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Fun & Games, #Museums
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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