12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hanko
— 1 day
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Inari
— 2 nights
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights

1
day
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): make a trip to Hanko Water Tower and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hanko attractions planning tool.

Boracay, Philippines to Hanko is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of car and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Boracay to Hanko due to the time zone difference. In December, Hanko is colder than Boracay - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Hanko

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Hanko Water Tower
Hanko Water Tower

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 23rd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, thenbrowse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): examine the collection at Louhisaari Manor, stroll around Kultaranta Garden, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku journey planner.

Getting from Hanko to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. In December in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kultaranta Garden, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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.
On the 25th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage and then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop. Here are some ideas for day two: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Turku to Levi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Turku in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Akaslompolo Sportshop, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, thenexamine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari online road trip planner.

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Inari can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The National Museum of Finland and Kansallisgalleria. Head to Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa) and Stockmann Department Storefor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, stop by Marimekko, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and make a trip to Market Square Kauppatori.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in December, expect nights in Helsinki to be much hotter, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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