11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Kuopio
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Bengaluru

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary app .

Bengaluru, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Levi planner .

You can fly from Helsinki to Levi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Levi to be a bit cooler, temps between -6°C and -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Tours Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
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): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Marttiinin Shop Wanha Tehdas (Old Factory). Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi road trip planning site .

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuopio: New Valamo Monastery (in Heinavesi) and Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo (in Varkaus). And it doesn't end there: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, take in the waterfront at Kuopio Harbor, and see the interesting displays at Kuopion Korttelimuseo.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kuopio trip planner .

Fly from Rovaniemi to Kuopio in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around -8°C in January, and nighttime lows around -14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

New Valamo Monastery, Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Room Escape Games
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

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