12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Sotkamo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

3
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Helsinki holiday maker site .

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in February, with highs in Helsinki at 0°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

2
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 19th (Tue): head off the coast to Vepsa Island, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the collection at Turku City Library, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then examine the collection at Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Turku are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): steep yourself in history at Palace of Junnelius, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Pori trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Pori are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

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

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 22nd (Fri), browse the range of quality goods at City Sokos, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Tampere trip planner .

You can drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
City Sokos ©
City Sokos

1
night
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Hiukka and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sotkamo road trip planning site .

You can drive from Tampere to Sotkamo in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti
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Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti ©
Hiukka ©
Hiukka

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, browse the different shops at Arctic Circle Mall, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi road trip planner .

You can drive from Sotkamo to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sotkamo in February: highs in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C, while lows dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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