15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Mumbai

6
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.
Popular historic sites such as Helsinki Cathedral and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The Finnish Museum of Horology. Pack the 6th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki sightseeing planner.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Beaches Parks

Side Trips

The Finnish Museum of Horology, Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 7th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, then soothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then explore the galleries of Turku Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku day trip app.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Turku are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 9th (Sun), find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko, stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, and then stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere route website.

Take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in December, and nighttime lows around -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Mustasaari travel route planner.

Getting from Tampere to Mustasaari by car takes about 4 hours. December in Mustasaari sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take a stroll around Sibelius Hall and then admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center and then perfect your strike at Hohtokeila Lahti.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lahti trip builder app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mustasaari to Lahti. In December, daily temperatures in Lahti can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Musical Fountain ©
Musical Fountain
Hohtokeila Lahti ©
Hohtokeila Lahti