9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Kittila
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Chennai

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Senate Square, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip builder tool .

Chennai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Chennai to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In April, Helsinki is cooler than Chennai - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Room Escape Games

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April in Turku, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, then look for gifts at Keittioelamaa, then get your game on at Portaali VR, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere online itinerary builder .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In April, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games Parks Museums
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Room Escape Games
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

2
nights
Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): gear up at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Snow Village, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, then experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and finally explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kittila trip planner .

You can fly from Tampere to Kittila in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Tampere, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kittila, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Winter Sports Parks Trails

Side Trips

Levi, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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