11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Porvoo
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Pori
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Oulu
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Levi
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 15​min
8
Suomussalmi
— 1 day
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Ahmedabad

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally explore the historical opulence of Fortress of Suomenlinna.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip builder app .

Ahmedabad, India to Helsinki is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Ahmedabad to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. In December, Helsinki is colder than Ahmedabad - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°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
Rock Church ©
Rock 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, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fredrika Runebergs Park, take in the pleasant sights at The Devil's Stairs, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, then get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Porvoo online visit planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Porvoo are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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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), enjoy some diversion at Moomin World, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then browse the collection at Turku City Library, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Porvoo to Turku in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December in Turku, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Pori

Pori
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pori route planning app .

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. December in Pori sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -5°C at night. On the 29th (Sat), you'll travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors 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), browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, then admire the masterpieces at Oulun Taidemuseo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oulu Cathedral, and finally appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Oulu trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Pori to Oulu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, Oulu is a bit cooler than Pori - with highs of -2°C and lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

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): stop by Your Piece Of Finland and then make a trip to Lordi's Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and finally make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi route maker tool .

You can take a train from Oulu to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Oulu in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

few
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): get your game on at Kid's Land and then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Levi when traveling from Rovaniemi in January, with lows around -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Suomussalmi.

Things to do in Levi

Fun & Games
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Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

1
day
Suomussalmi

Suomussalmi ©
Suomussalmi is a municipality in Finland and is located in the Kainuu region. On the 2nd (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Martinselkonen Wilds Centre and then don't miss a visit to The Silent People.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Suomussalmi road trip app .

Getting from Levi to Suomussalmi by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Suomussalmi

Parks Wildlife
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The Silent People ©
The Silent People

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