13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Heureka and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo, approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukion Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki online travel planner .

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Mumbai in December, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

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.
On the 25th (Wed), get lost in a book at Turku City Library, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then browse the exhibits of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island, then brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and then take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku vacation maker website .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Vaski Adventure Island
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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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 27th (Fri): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In December in Tampere, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

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

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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.
On the 29th (Sun), make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, don't miss a visit to Snow Village, stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and finally get your game on at Kids' Land. On your second day here, glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

For ratings and more tourist information, read Levi road trip planning tool .

Fly from Tampere to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, Levi is slightly colder than Tampere - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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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 (Tue): find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary website .

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 your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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