16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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16 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. Appreciate the collections at Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, stop by Artisaani, and hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki online route planner .

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. In December, Helsinki is cooler than New Delhi - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Espoo, Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
We've included these beaches for you: Bellevue Beach and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Castle and Photographic Centre Peri. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Teijo national park (in Pernio) and Mathildedalin Kylapanimo (in Salo). It doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly and head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Turku planner .

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Bellevue Beach, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Mathildedalin Kylapanimo
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Let the collections at Laukko Manor and Galleria Ronga capture your imagination. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Rauhaniemi Beach. Step out of Tampere to go to Ylojarvi and see Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, which is approximately 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, stop by Keittioelamaa, and get a taste of the local shopping with Haihara Art Centre.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary maker website .

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, daytime highs in Tampere are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Laukko Manor, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto

3
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.
Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Yllas Ski Resort will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Levi: Akaslompolo Sportshop (in Akaslompolo) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi tour planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Tampere to Levi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tampere in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around -6°C and lows are around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Akaslompolo Sportshop, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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