12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  17​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Pori
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see Santa Claus Office, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Mumbai in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
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 21st (Fri): get your game on at Kid's Land, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and then don't miss a visit to Snow Village.

Before you visit Levi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kittila
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

3
nights
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 23rd (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

Make your Turku itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Turku in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Levi in December, things will get a bit warmer in Turku: highs are around 1°C and lows about -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

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hours
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 25th (Tue), kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach and then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Pori trip website .

Drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Pori are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 26th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, and finally stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta and then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip app .

You can drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In December in Tampere, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

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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.
On the 28th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurinkolahti Beach, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Katajanokka, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally look for gifts at Marimekko.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a train from Tampere to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Tampere in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around 3°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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