10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Inari
— 1 night
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Levi
— 1 night
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Pori
— 2 nights
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Katajanokka and Kansallisgalleria. Head to Brunberg Candy Factory Shop and Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa)for plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Helsinki online road trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 13 — 16:

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Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Inari takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: highs in Inari hover around -7°C, while lows dip to -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 17:

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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 18th (Fri): join the crowd at Icekarting Levi and then hit the slopes at Levi Ski Resort.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Levi trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 19th (Sat), wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, then take in the exciting artwork at Gallery A, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Turku road trip planning app.

Getting from Levi to Turku by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Levi in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Turku: highs are around 1°C and lows about -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

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Pori

Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, then stop by Patakirppis, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pori trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pori

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping
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Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Castles
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."

Lapland travel guide

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Landmarks · Safaris · Nightlife
The wild expanses of Lapland promise spectacular scenery, adventure, and rich cultural experiences. As the country's northernmost region, it sits well above the Arctic Circle. Despite also being the largest region, in Lapland just 3.4 percent of the Finnish population calls this great stretch of land home, leaving plenty of room for pristine lakes, dense forest, and seven unspoiled national parks. An abundance of well-marked trails await hikers of all levels, while more remote and rugged adventures beckon experienced explorers. Music is of particular importance in these parts, so try to catch a concert or dance performance during your stay.