15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  18​h 30​min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Kuusamo
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Turku
— 2 nights
7
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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.
On the 14th (Fri), kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, get your game on at Kid's Land, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to Snow Village, and finally stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop.

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Mumbai, India to Levi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Levi is minus 3 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in December; daily highs in Levi reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Snow Village, Akaslompolo Sportshop
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then see the interesting displays at Siida, and then take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell. On the next day, take a stroll around The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Inari online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Levi to Inari by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Inari can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
day
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kiutakongas Rapids, then look for gifts at Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, and finally get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo route site .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Kuusamo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Kuusamo sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Theme Parks Shopping Wildlife
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 19th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then indulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square, then stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, Savonlinna is somewhat warmer than Kuusamo - with highs of -1°C and lows of -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 20th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, and finally look for gifts at Keittioelamaa. On your second day here, stop by Ideapark, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Ortodoxa San Alexander Nevski y San Nicolas.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Tampere online road trip planner .

Getting from Savonlinna to Tampere by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in December, and nighttime lows around -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Ideapark
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Ideapark ©
Ideapark

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 22nd (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and then explore the galleries of Turku Castle. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Turku driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Turku sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hakaniemi Market and Market Square Kauppatori. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Stockmann's Department Store and Pien. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and look for gifts at Taiga Colors.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki journey maker tool .

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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