11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Kittila
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Chennai


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2
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Rock Church. Do your shopping at Market Square Kauppatori and Kamppi Shopping Centre. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, identify plant and animal life at Laajalahti Nature Reserve, look for gifts at Artisaani, and contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker site .

Chennai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In April, Helsinki is colder than Chennai - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Espoo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 11th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella. Keep things going the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, then contemplate the long history of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku online trip planner .

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. April in Turku sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 13th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, stop by Ideapark, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus. On the next day, see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere tour itinerary planner .

Take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In April in Tampere, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Ideapark
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

1
night
Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. On the 15th (Mon), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kittila attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Tampere to Kittila takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in April, expect nights in Kittila to be about the same, around -4°C, while days are little chillier, around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Levi
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Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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