11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Levi
— 1 night
2
Inari
— 1 night
3
Savonlinna
— 1 day
4
Turku
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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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 13th (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Samiland, thenadmire the masterpieces at Sarestoniemi Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Ounasjoki - River for activities.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi sightseeing site.

Mumbai, India to Levi is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Levi. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in December, with highs in Levi at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Adventure Parks

Side Trip

Sarestoniemi Museum
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Samiland ©
Samiland

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Inari road trip planning website.

Fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Inari, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, make a trip to Pikkukirkko, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, thenexplore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, thenpause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna journey maker.

You can fly from Inari to Savonlinna in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in December; daily highs in Savonlinna reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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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 17th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenadmire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, and finally take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, make a trip to Archangel Michael's church, and then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Turku takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

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

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Visit Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach and admire the masterpieces at Design Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip tool.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In December in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park