Route & dates
18 days in Finland Itinerary
Tampere— 2 nights
train: 1h 45min
Turku— 2 nights
Fly: 4h 30min
Rovaniemi— 2 nights
Drive: 2h 15min
Levi— 2 nights
Fly: 4h 15min
Helsinki— 7 nights
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Manchester of the North
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): try out the rides at Sarkanniemi Adventure Park. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary maker.
Bengaluru, India to Tampere is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Tampere. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Bengaluru in April: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 9°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Turku.
Things to do in Tampere
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Official Christmas City of Finland
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli. Keep things going the next day: have fun at Moomin World, then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.
To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Turku travel itinerary planner.
Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Turku are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.
Things to do in Turku
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Official Hometown of Santa Claus
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.
To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.
You can fly from Turku to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Turku in April, things will get slightly colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 4°C and lows about -3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Tue) before leaving for Levi.
Things to do in Rovaniemi
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Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Levi Ski Resort.
To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Levi vacation planner.
Traveling by bus from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. April in Levi sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of -3°C at night. On the 13th (Thu), you're off toHelsinki.
Things to do in Levi
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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.We've included these beaches for you: Hietaranta Beach and Aurinkolahti Beach. Visiting Zipline and Fallkullan Kotielaintila will get you outdoors. Pack the 15th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), step into the grandiose world of Fortress of Suomenlinna, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.
To find where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online itinerary creator.
Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Levi in April, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Thu) before leaving for home.
Things to do in Helsinki
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