13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14 h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Mumbai

2
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Heureka and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo). When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo, approximately Porvoo away. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip builder app.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in December, expect Helsinki to be cooler, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Porvoo Old Town, Heureka
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Heureka ©
Heureka
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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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 25th (Wed): browse the collection at Turku City Library, get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island, explore the galleries of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and then take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Turku, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vaski Adventure Island
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 27th (Fri), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Tampere visit planner.

Take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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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 29th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and finally hit the slopes at Kids' Land. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: gear up at Levi Ski Resort.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Levi day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Tampere to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in December, expect Levi to be slightly colder, temps between -6°C and -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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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 31st (Tue): find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

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You can 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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