11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Tampere
— Few hours
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 18th (Tue), take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip planning website .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 6 hours 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 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.
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Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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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 21st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, deepen your understanding of the past and present with Ett Hem Museum, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

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

Getting from Levi to Turku by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Levi in December; daily highs in Turku reach 1°C and lows reach -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 22nd (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Suolijarvi Beach and then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

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You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Tampere are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

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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. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, explore the historical opulence of Fortress of Suomenlinna, and pause for some photo ops at Sibelius Monument.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip site .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tampere in December, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around -3°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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