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
Tampere
— 2 nights
4
Levi
— 2 nights

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bellevue Beach and Nuuksio National Park. Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Fagervik Church in Raseborg, about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, and wander the streets of Katajanokka.

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

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Fagervik Church, Bellevue Beach, Nuuksio National Park
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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally take a stroll through Naantali Old Town. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

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

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Naantali Old Town
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, then pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, and finally look for gifts at Keittioelamaa. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing
Mediamuseo Rupriikki ©
Mediamuseo Rupriikki

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nights
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 22nd (Sun): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

Planning Levi trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can fly from Tampere to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Tampere in December, with highs in Levi at -6°C and lows at -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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