10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park. Museum-lovers will appreciate ARTag Gallery and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, look for gifts at Artisaani, and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary maker website .

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 28th (Fri), shop like a local with Photographic Centre Peri, take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Turku travel route planning app .

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Turku are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Photographic Centre Peri ©
Photographic Centre Peri

2
nights
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 29th (Sat): kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, look for gifts at Keittioelamaa, then take in the exciting artwork at Laukko Manor, and finally view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Haihara Art Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

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Take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, daytime highs in Tampere are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor

2
nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): rejuvenate with a delicious beverage at Rapio Mill, then take a stroll around Art Centre Salmela, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Naisvuori Observation Tower. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Mikkelin Valokuvakeskus, get into the urban bustle at Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Rural Parish Church, then see the interesting displays at Infantry Museum, then learn about all things military at Communications Centre Lokki, and finally look for gifts at Mikkeli Market Place.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mikkeli trip planning site .

You can drive from Tampere to Mikkeli in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. December in Mikkeli sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rapio Mill, Art Centre Salmela
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Art Centre Salmela ©
Art Centre Salmela
Infantry Museum ©
Infantry Museum
Mikkeli Rural Parish Church ©
Mikkeli Rural Parish Church

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