13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Tampere
— 1 night
4
Vaasa
— 2 nights
5
Levi
— 1 night
6
Rovaniemi
— 1 night

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Aurinkolahti Beach and Nuuksio National Park. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Helsinki sightseeing planner.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. 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 colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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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 24th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kurjenrahka National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Vepsa Island, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To find where to stay and tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 26th (Thu), kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, thenwalk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and then browse the fresh offerings at Laukontori.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tampere vacation planning tool.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, kick back and relax at Hietasaaren uimaranta, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Bock’s Corner Brewery, and finally snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Vaasa trip maker site.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Vaasa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Raippaluodon Silta
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum

1
night
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 29th (Sun): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Levi takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Vaasa in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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night
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): make a trip to Lordi's Square, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi attractions tool.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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