12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 30 min
6
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Ahmedabad

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi travel route planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Ahmedabad in February: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
Levi

Levi ©
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 3rd (Mon): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. On the next day, get your game on at Kids' Land, get a taste of the local shopping with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and then take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Levi trip planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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 5th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip planning app.

You can fly from Levi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Levi in February, with highs in Tampere at -1°C and lows at -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Beaches Spas
Highlights from your plan
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Spas

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
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 6th (Thu): take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Turku travel route app.

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in February, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

3
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 7th (Fri), get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then wander the streets of Katajanokka, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ruijanpolku Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church in Inari (about 1h 10 min away). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka trip app.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Helsinki to Saariselka in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In February, Saariselka is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
Highlights from your plan
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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