12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 day

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

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Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in January: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Beaches
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, work off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the collection at Turku City Library, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Turku day trip planning tool.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, tour the pleasant surroundings at Suolijarvi Beach, thenstop by Hameenkatu, and finally contemplate the long history of Hameensilta. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thensee the interesting displays at Spy Museum, and finally stop by Alko.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere online vacation maker.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Spy Museum ©
Spy Museum

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mustasaari trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Mustasaari takes 4 hours. January in Mustasaari sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 30th (Wed), revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Rovaniemi. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Mustasaari in January, with highs in Rovaniemi at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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