11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  25​h
1
Levi
— 1 day
2
Inari
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
day
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 1st (Sun): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To find out how to plan a trip to Levi, use our trip itinerary maker.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Levi is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Levi is minus 6 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around -6°C and lows are around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Tours Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then examine the collection at Siida.

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Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Inari sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Tours Shopping Museums
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Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, then see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

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Getting from Inari to Savonlinna by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Inari in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Savonlinna: highs are around -1°C and lows about -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

2
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 4th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, then kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then shop like a local with Laukko Manor, and finally view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally look for gifts at Keittioelamaa.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere trip planner .

Drive from Savonlinna to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

1
night
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 6th (Fri): deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Turku attractions website .

Take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Hakaniemi Market and Artisaani. For shopping fun, head to ARTag Gallery or Galleria Lapinlahti. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, buy something for everyone on your list at Sello, and see the interesting displays at Vantaa Art Museum.

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Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa Art Museum
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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