11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly + train:  3​h 45​min
5
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Amritsar

5
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.
Shop till you drop at Hakaniemi Market and Old Market Hall. Get a sense of the local culture at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Ullanlinna. Pack the 28th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, perfect your strike at Flamingo Entertainment Center, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and look for gifts at Boss Shop.

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Amritsar, India to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Amritsar to Helsinki. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Amritsar in November: highs in Helsinki hover around 5°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Shopping Theme Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 1st (Sat), stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tampere road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

1
night
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 2nd (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 3rd (Mon), don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi journey site .

You can fly from Turku to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Turku in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): browse the different shops at Shopping Centre Karisma, then have fun at Mukkula DiscGolfPark, then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall, and finally make a trip to Musical Fountain.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lahti road trip planning website .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Lahti by combination of flight and train takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In December, Lahti is somewhat warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of -1°C and lows of -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Shopping Parks Fun & Games
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Shopping Centre Karisma ©
Shopping Centre Karisma
Musical Fountain ©
Musical Fountain

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