12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14 h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Mumbai

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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.
Do your shopping at Old Market Hall and Artisaani. Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral are in your itinerary. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, and wander the streets of Katajanokka.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki is minus 3.5 hours. In January, Helsinki is much colder than Mumbai - with highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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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 6th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Photographic Centre Peri, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, thenview the masterpieces at Galleria Joella, and finally browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

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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 8th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Laukko Manor, thentake in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga, and finally look for gifts at Keittioelamaa. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Haihara Art Centre, and then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Tampere sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Tampere sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 10th (Thu), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, get all the equipment you need at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, thenbet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and finally take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Levi road trip site.

Fly from Tampere to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In January, Levi is little chillier than Tampere - with highs of -11°C and lows of -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi driving holiday planner.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rovaniemi when traveling from Levi in January, with lows around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Lordi's Square ©
Lordi's Square