14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland journey maker

©
Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Turku
— 1 day
2
Tampere
— 1 night
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
4
Levi
— 2 nights
5
Inari
— 2 nights
6
Savonlinna
— 1 night
7
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
day
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 21st (Fri): make a trip to Archangel Michael's church, learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenexamine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, and finally take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary builder tool.

Pune, India to Turku is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Pune to Turku due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Outdoors Spas
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Kylamaki Village of Living History ©
Kylamaki Village of Living History
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church
Turku Biological Museum ©
Turku Biological Museum

1
night
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 22nd (Sat): snap pictures at Hameensilta, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, and finally examine the collection at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tampere vacation planner.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Tampere are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas ©
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas
Finlayson Church ©
Finlayson Church

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, thenlook for gifts at Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus, and finally engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Forestry Museum of Lapland, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and then see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi sightseeing app.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tampere in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Museums Winter Sports
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa

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.
On the 25th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Sarestoniemi Museum, look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, and then get engrossed in the history at Samiland. On the next day, grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Levi vacation planning app.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Sarestoniemi Museum, Akaslompolo Sportshop
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Samiland ©
Samiland

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, thensee the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Inari travel route builder website.

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Inari can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
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

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, don't miss a visit to Riihisaari, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, thenexamine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip planner.

Fly from Inari to Savonlinna in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in December; daily highs in Savonlinna reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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.
Shop till you drop at Hakaniemi Market and Market Square Kauppatori. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kansallisgalleria and Hietaranta Beach. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Savonlinna to Helsinki by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Traveling from Savonlinna in December, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria