11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Popular historic sites such as Rock Church and The Esplanadi Park are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Fagervik Church (in Raseborg). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online attractions planner .

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Bellevue Beach, Fagervik Church
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

2
nights
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 18th (Wed): explore the galleries of Turku Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally wander the streets of Naantali Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vepsa Island and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park.

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Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 20th (Fri), kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, then pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, and finally stop by Keittioelamaa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In December in Tampere, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing
Spas & Wellness

2
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.
On the 22nd (Sun), whizz through the canopy at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi driving holiday website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Tampere to Levi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. In December, Levi is slightly colder than Tampere - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Winter Sports Parks

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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