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
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 30 min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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 19th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, stroll around The Esplanadi Park, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip builder.

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. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki is minus 3.5 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Suolijarvi Beach, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and then explore the wide array of goods at City Sokos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach and then explore the world behind art at Tampere Art Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tampere trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Tampere to be little chillier, temps between 0°C and -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

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

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 24th (Mon), get your game on at Moomin World, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the collection at Turku City Library and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Turku day trip app.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Turku, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then get engrossed in the history at Samiland, and finally hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Levi sightseeing planner.

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. Traveling from Turku in December, expect Levi to be little chillier, temps between -6°C and -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Museums Parks Fun & Games
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Samiland ©
Samiland

1
night
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 27th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi day trip tool.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Museums
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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