12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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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, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island. On your second day here, grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, see the interesting displays at Louhisaari Manor, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, thenget engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Turku online holiday planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. December in Turku sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vaski Adventure Island, Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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): look for gifts at Marttiini Store Old Factory, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, thenmake a trip to Santa Claus Office, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, thenget 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 ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary website.

Fly from Turku to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, Rovaniemi is little chillier than Turku - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Nature Parks
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
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.
When in Levi, make a side trip to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila, approximately Kittila away. There's much more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Levi day trip planner.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Kittila, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

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