9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
3
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
On the 10th (Mon), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your game on at Kid's Land, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and finally make a trip to Snow Village.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Levi journey planning website .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Levi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Levi. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around -6°C and lows are around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

#Adventure, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then find something for the whole family at SantaPark, and then snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

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Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks
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SantaPark ©
SantaPark
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge ©
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 13th (Thu), gain insight at Turku Cathedral, deepen your understanding of the past and present with Ett Hem Museum, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in December; daily highs in Turku reach 1°C and lows reach -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Tours
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, then get your game on at Portaali VR, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Ortodoxa San Alexander Nevski y San Nicolas.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In December in Tampere, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Fun & Games
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Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire the striking features of Rock Church, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, step into the grandiose world of Fortress of Suomenlinna, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. Here are some ideas for day two: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Tampere to Helsinki by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Tampere in December, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around -3°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Spas

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
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