12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Ranua
— 2 nights
Drive to Rovaniemi Airport, Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

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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 27th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki day trip website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in December, expect Helsinki to be a bit cooler, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
Highlights from your trip
Katajanokka ©
Neighborhood
Katajanokka
4.3

2
nights
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 30th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, and finally walk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tampere trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in December, things will get little chillier in Tampere: highs are around 0°C and lows about -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Spas
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:
Highlights from your trip
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Wildlife Area
Hatanpaa Arboretum
4.9
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
4.8

2
nights
Pori

Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Pori tour planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Pori are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Levi.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your trip
Yyteri Beach ©
Must see
Yyteri Beach
4.6
Yyterin Nakotorni ©
Outdoor Activity
Yyterin Nakotorni
1.7

3
nights
Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Family-friendly places like Levi Ski Resort and Icekarting Levi will thrill your kids. Get in touch with nature at Kids' Land and Jemes Sport. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, and get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Levi planner.

Getting from Pori to Levi by car takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Pori in January, with highs in Levi at -11°C and lows at -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ranua.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 2 — 5:
Highlights from your trip
Levi Ski Resort ©
Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
Jemes Sport ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Jemes Sport
4.8
Icekarting Levi ©
Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
4.8

2
nights
Ranua

Ranua is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ranua Zoo.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ranua trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Levi to Ranua by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. You will leave for home on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Ranua

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 7:
Highlights from your trip
Ranua Zoo ©
Must see
Ranua Zoo
4.3

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