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
Mustasaari
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
5
Lahti
— 1 night

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Old Market Hall and Flamingo Entertainment Center. You'll get in some beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Pack the 26th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, look for gifts at Marimekko, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki attractions website.

Rajkot, India to Helsinki is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Traveling from Rajkot in December, things will get colder in Helsinki: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Beaches Shopping

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

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 27th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kurjenrahka National Park. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, thenbrowse the collection at Turku City Library, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kultaranta Garden.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planning site.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Kultaranta Garden
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mustasaari online travel route planner.

Getting from Turku to Mustasaari by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In December, daily temperatures in Mustasaari can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, thensee exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi travel website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mustasaari to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Mustasaari in December, things will get a bit cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Marttiini Store Old Factory ©
Marttiini Store Old Factory
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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 31st (Mon): hit the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center, don't miss a visit to Musical Fountain, and then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lahti travel route planning tool.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Lahti in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, Lahti is a bit warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Musical Fountain
Musical Fountain

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