10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Turku
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Claus Village. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

1
day
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 24th (Tue): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Adventure Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 25th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere attractions planner .

Getting from Levi to Tampere by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Levi in December, expect Tampere to be a bit warmer, temps between 0°C and -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral
Spas & Wellness

1
night
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 26th (Thu): wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, make a trip to Archangel Michael's church, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Turku holiday website .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rock Church and Katajanokka. Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take a stroll through Ullanlinna, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip tool .

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. December in Helsinki sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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