15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  18 h 30 min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  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
Drive:  2 h
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, and finally look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi online sightseeing planner.

Mumbai, India to Levi is an approximately 21- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. In December, Levi is much colder than Mumbai - with highs of -6°C and lows of -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

Akaslompolo Sportshop, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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 16th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Inari tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Inari, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

1
day
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, and finally find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo sightseeing planning site.

Getting from Inari to Kuusamo by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Kuusamo are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Theme Parks Shopping Parks
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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.
Start off your visit 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 appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip builder.

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Savonlinna takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kuusamo in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Savonlinna: highs are around -1°C and lows about -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car 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, stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally look for gifts at Keittioelamaa. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Ideapark, kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In December in Tampere, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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), deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Turku trip maker site.

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Turku, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kauppakeskus Mylly, Kurjenrahka National Park
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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Shop till you drop at Hakaniemi Market and Stockmann Department Store. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, stop by Marimekko, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Helsinki journey builder app.

You can 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough 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 ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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