12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Boracay
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  23​h 30​min
1
Hanko
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Inari
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + ferry:  19​h 15​min
End: Boracay

1
day
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. On the 22nd (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at Hanko Water Tower and then kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hanko trip builder website .

Boracay, Philippines to Hanko is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Philippines Time (PHT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. In December, Hanko is much colder than Boracay - with highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Hanko

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach

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), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Louhisaari Manor, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kultaranta Garden, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku day trip app .

Traveling by car from Hanko to Turku takes 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

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

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 25th (Tue): make a trip to Snow Village and then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Levi tour itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Turku to Levi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Turku in December, with highs in Levi at -6°C and lows at -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Parks Trails

Side Trips

Akaslompolo Sportshop, Snow Village
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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. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take a stroll around The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then examine the collection at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Inari trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Levi to Inari by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Inari are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

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

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.
Let the collections at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and National Museum of Finland capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hakaniemi Market and Market Square Kauppatori. There's much more to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, stop by Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and browse the range of quality goods at Stockmann's Department Store.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Inari in December: highs in Helsinki hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland

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