13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 5 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Tampere
— 2 nights
4
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
5
Turku
— 1 day

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Let the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Helsinki Cathedral and Kamppi Chapel of Silence are in your itinerary. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planning app.

Pune, India to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Pune to Helsinki, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In December in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and finally revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Lordi's Square and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Suolijarvi Beach, then view the masterpieces at Laukko Manor, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Tampere: highs are around 0°C and lows about -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 31st (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island online route builder.

Getting from Tampere to Kimito Island by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tampere in December: high temperatures in Kimito Island hover around 3°C and lows are around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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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 1st (Tue), get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Turku sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Spas
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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