12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 1 night
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
5
Kuusamo
— 1 night
6
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
7
Kittila
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
On the 10th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Design Museum and then take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, stroll around Sibelius Monument, and then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip builder.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in November; daily highs in Helsinki reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

1
night
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 13th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Turku trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November in Turku, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Spas
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, admire the masterpieces at Maltinranta Artcenter, then take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere trip site.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Nasinneula Tower ©
Nasinneula Tower

1
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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, make a trip to Pikkukirkko, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, get answers to all your questions at Riihisaari, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Tampere to Savonlinna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. November in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Riihisaari ©
Riihisaari

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruka, look for gifts at Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, and finally admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo trip planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kuusamo in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Savonlinna in November: high temperatures in Kuusamo hover around -1°C and lows are around -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Ruka ©
Ruka
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, then get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, and then get a dose of the wild on Tatuka Reindeerfarm. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi travel planner.

Getting from Kuusamo to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -2°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and finally don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kittila road trip planning website.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kittila in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, Kittila is a bit cooler at night with lows of -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

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