12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Chennai

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 8th (Thu), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at SantaPark, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online visit planner .

Chennai, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Chennai to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. In November, Rovaniemi is colder than Chennai - with highs of -2°C and lows of -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, and then experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Levi when traveling from Rovaniemi in November, with lows around -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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 12th (Mon): let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally have fun at Moomin World. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Ett Hem Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Levi to Turku by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In November, Turku is somewhat warmer than Levi - with highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

4
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.
Pack the 15th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki journey planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. November in Helsinki sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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