15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 8 nights
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Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night

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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.
Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park for their historical value. Visit Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and sample the tasty concoctions at Stadin Panimo.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki driving holiday website.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In December, Helsinki is cooler than New Delhi - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 1st (Mon), take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach, then catch a live performance at Tampere Hall, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Aleksanterin Kirkko. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach and then stroll around Nasi Park.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tampere online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Tampere at 0°C and lows at -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampere Hall ©
Tampere Hall
Aleksanterin Kirkko ©
Aleksanterin Kirkko

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, soothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Turku can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Kuusisto Manor
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi travel planner.

Getting from Turku to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Turku in January, things will get little chillier in Rovaniemi: highs are around -10°C and lows about -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours · Outdoors · Museums
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village