13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Kuusamo
— 1 day
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Inari
— 1 day
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Mumbai

1
day
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): hit the slopes at Ruka, then stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, and finally admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kuusamo trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Kuusamo is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Kuusamo. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in January, with highs in Kuusamo at -10°C and lows at -19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

1
day
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Inari trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Inari takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Inari can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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 5th (Sat): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary maker tool.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Levi sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Louhisaari Manor, walk around Kultaranta Garden, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and then explore the galleries of Turku Castle.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku online journey planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Turku in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Levi in January: high temperatures in Turku hover around -3°C and lows are around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kauppakeskus Mylly, Louhisaari Manor, Kultaranta Garden
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 9th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Maltinranta Artcenter, stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, then stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally stop by Ideapark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally browse the range of quality goods at City Sokos.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip planner.

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Ideapark
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Kansallisgalleria and The National Museum of Finland will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: make a trip to Hakaniemi Market, look for gifts at Boss Shop, browse the different shops at Stockmann Department Store, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Museums Parks
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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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