12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

12 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Levi
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker tool .

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect Helsinki to be cooler, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): browse the collection at Turku City Library, then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and then find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Bike Rental - by Carfield, examine the collection at Louhisaari Manor, then deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vaski Adventure Island, Louhisaari Manor
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor

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 28th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Turku to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, Rovaniemi is little chillier than Turku - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Nature
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

4
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Snow Village about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Levi holiday planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

Similar Plans

14 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SRI LANKA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Finland BY A USER FROM LUXEMBOURG July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Finland BY A USER FROM ROMANIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Finland BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA October, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in Finland BY A USER FROM ESTONIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in Finland BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SWEDEN July, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans