11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Porvoo
— 1 day
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Pori
— 1 night
5
Oulu
— 1 night
6
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
7
Levi
— Few hours
8
Suomussalmi
— 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki journey planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Ahmedabad in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
day
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, take in the pleasant sights at The Devil's Stairs, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, thenget some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Porvoo trip app.

You can drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December in Porvoo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Shopping
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 28th (Fri), get your game on at Moomin World, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thenbrowse the collection at Turku City Library, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

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

Getting from Porvoo to Turku by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

1
night
Pori

Pori
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Pori route maker website.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 29th (Sat), you're off to Oulu.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Nature Museums
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1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 29th (Sat), hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, stroll through Nallikari Beach, explore the world behind art at Oulun Taidemuseo, thenadmire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral, and finally pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Oulu day trip tool.

You can drive from Pori to Oulu in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, Oulu is little chillier than Pori - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Beaches Museums
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland and then make a trip to Lordi's Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Mon): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, thendon't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi vacation tool.

Take a train from Oulu to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Oulu in December, things will get little chillier in Rovaniemi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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hours
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 (Tue): have fun at Kids' Land and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip site.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Levi when traveling from Rovaniemi in January, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Suomussalmi.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Fun & Games Parks
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Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
day
Suomussalmi

Suomussalmi ©
Suomussalmi is a municipality in Finland and is located in the Kainuu region. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Martinselkonen Wilds Centre and then make a trip to The Silent People.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Suomussalmi road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Levi to Suomussalmi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Suomussalmi

Wildlife Parks
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The Silent People ©
The Silent People

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