11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  32​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
5
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach and then take a stroll through Katajanokka. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on Nuuksio National Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary maker app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Helsinki is minus 6 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 5°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

1
night
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, then identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, then steep yourself in history at Kyminlinna Fortress, and finally stroll through Kumparepuisto Park.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kotka road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Kotka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Kotka reach -1°C and lows reach -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Kumparepuisto Park ©
Kumparepuisto Park
Kyminlinna Fortress ©
Kyminlinna Fortress

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 4th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, then look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto.

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

Traveling by car from Kotka to Tampere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Tampere are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Spas & Wellness

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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 6th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and then hike along Kurjenrahka National Park. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail and then enjoy some diversion at Flowpark.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Turku travel planner .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

1
night
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 8th (Sat), make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and then find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark.

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Getting from Turku to Levi by combination of flight and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Turku in December; daily highs in Levi reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Theme Parks

Side Trips

Levi Huskypark, Giewont Husky Adventures
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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