13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14 h
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h 30 min
4
Inari
— 1 day
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
6
Oulu
— 1 night
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Mumbai

1
night
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 10th (Wed), admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then wander the streets of Katajanokka, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Ullanlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), look for gifts at Okra, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online tour planner.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in April: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 9°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Teijo National Park and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Change things up with a short trip to Bellevue Beach in Hanko (about 1h 55 min away). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island and take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku vacation site.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Turku are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, Teijo National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna online attractions planner.

Drive from Turku to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

1
day
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

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

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Savonlinna to Inari takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Savonlinna in April, expect Inari to be slightly colder, temps between 3°C and -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Tours Wildlife
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi and then gear up at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Levi route planner.

Getting from Inari to Levi by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April in Levi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 19th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, look for gifts at Luovon Puoji, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Kauppahalli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Kierikkikeskus, then see the interesting displays at Kierikki Stone Age Centre, and then stroll around Hupisaaret Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Oulu online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Oulu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kierikki Stone Age Centre, Luovon Puoji
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli
Kierikkikeskus ©
Kierikkikeskus

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