13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Turku
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 30 min
4
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: New Delhi

5
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.
Pack the 23rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, and contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip planning site.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and then browse the range of quality goods at City Sokos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tampere trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Tampere at 0°C and lows at -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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 28th (Fri): learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip builder tool.

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Spas
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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.
On the 30th (Sun), shop like a local with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, have some family-friendly fun at Kids' Land, and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Levi road trip tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Turku to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. In December, Levi is little chillier than Turku - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Fun & Games Winter Sports Outdoors
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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 31st (Mon): make a trip to Lordi's Square, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Pilke Science Centre, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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