9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  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
Drive:  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), stroll through Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, then view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and finally don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Levi online trip itinerary maker.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Levi is an approximately 23- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Levi, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Levi is colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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): make a trip to Santa Claus Village and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi sightseeing planning app.

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Turku online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Turku takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in December: high temperatures in Turku hover around 1°C and lows are around -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
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 14th (Fri), take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then get your game on at PortaaliVR, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip planner.

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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.
On the 15th (Sat), admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip builder.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Tampere in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around 3°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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