12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
+2
train + Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
4
Saariselka
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
5
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

2
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 5th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Design Museum and then brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip builder app .

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In February, Helsinki is cooler than New Delhi - with highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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 8th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, admire the masterpieces at Ett Hem Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Turku holiday planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Beaches, #Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 10th (Sun), kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then admire the striking features of Aleksanterin Kirkko, and finally contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tampere online route planner .

Take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in February, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Tampere

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 12th (Tue), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Saariselka journey maker app .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Tampere to Saariselka takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in February, expect Saariselka to be a bit cooler, temps between -6°C and -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): stroll through Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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