10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
4
Inari
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get some cultural insight at Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Helsinki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio 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 (Sat), see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, thenkick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Beaches
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Kylamaki Village of Living History ©
Kylamaki Village of Living History
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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 (Sun): stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, thensee the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then examine the collection at The Parola Armour Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tampere vacation tool.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Tampere are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

The Parola Armour Museum
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
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The Parola Armour Museum ©
The Parola Armour Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Mediamuseo Rupriikki ©
Mediamuseo Rupriikki

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 31st (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Angeli Reindeer Farm, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Inari vacation planner.

Fly from Tampere to Inari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Tampere in December, things will get little chillier in Inari: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Angeli Reindeer Farm ©
Angeli Reindeer Farm

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 (Wed): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, thenlook for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

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

You can drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Fun & Games Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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