11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Mustasaari
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
5
Lahti
— 1 night

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Old Market Hall and Marimekko. Let the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and buy something for everyone on your list at Flamingo Entertainment Center.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip planning site.

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. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in January: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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 14th (Mon), soothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vepsa Island, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

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

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Beaches
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Mustasaari day trip planning app.

Getting from Turku to Mustasaari by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. January in Mustasaari sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, thenmake a trip to Santa Claus Village, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi driving holiday tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Rovaniemi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Mustasaari in January, with highs in Rovaniemi at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Museums Wildlife
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): hit the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center, make a trip to Musical Fountain, and then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lahti online journey planner.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Lahti in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in January: high temperatures in Lahti hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Musical Fountain
Musical Fountain

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