16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Oulu
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Levi
— 2 nights
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Oulu
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha.

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Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Mumbai in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha ©
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Attractions like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Vapriikin Museokeskus make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Ahvenisto in Hameenlinna (about 1h 5 min away). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, and get engrossed in the history at Emil Aaltosen Museo.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tampere road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, Tampere is slightly colder than Helsinki - with highs of 0°C and lows of -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): stroll through Nallikari Beach, get curious at Tietomaa, then appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, and finally hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral, then walk around Ainolan Puisto, then see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, and finally see the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Oulu planner.

Getting from Tampere to Oulu by train takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:
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Tietomaa ©
Tietomaa
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

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Take a train from Oulu to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Oulu in December, things will get slightly colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Levi Ski Resort and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage. There's still lots to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, take some stellar pictures from Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi, and view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Levi day trip planning website.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Oulun Automuseo, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then explore the world behind art at Oulun Taidemuseo.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Oulu trip site.

Traveling by car from Levi to Oulu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Levi in December: high temperatures in Oulu hover around -2°C and lows are around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums · Spas
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Oulun Taidemuseo ©
Oulun Taidemuseo
Oulun Automuseo ©
Oulun Automuseo
Spas

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

On the 29th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, make a trip to Old Market Hall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): engage your brain at Heureka and then get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online route planner.

Fly from Oulu to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Oulu in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Side Trip

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Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Heureka ©
Heureka
Senate Square ©
Senate Square

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