16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Oulu
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Oulu
— 1 night
Fly
7
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly

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Helsinki

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha.

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Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Mumbai in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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2
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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Attractions like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Riihiniemen Uimaranta make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Ahvenisto in Hameenlinna (about 1h 5 min away). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take an in-depth tour of Emil Aaltosen Museo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere itinerary app.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Tampere reach 0°C and lows reach -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Oulu.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Ahvenisto ©
Theme Park
Ahvenisto
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2
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Oulu

Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): stroll through Nallikari Beach, get curious at Tietomaa, then appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, and finally hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral, then walk around Ainolan Puisto, then see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, and finally see the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Oulu planner.

Getting from Tampere to Oulu by train takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
Tietomaa ©
Science Museum
Tietomaa
4.1

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

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Take a train from Oulu to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Oulu in December, things will get slightly colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your trip
Arktikum ©
History Museum
Arktikum
4.1

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Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Levi Ski Resort and Giewont Husky Adventures. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, and look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Levi day trip planning website.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Levi Ski Resort ©
Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
Icekarting Levi ©
Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
4.8
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Ski Area
Yllas Ski Resort
4.1

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Oulu

Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Oulun Automuseo, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then explore the world behind art at Oulun Taidemuseo.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Oulu trip site.

Traveling by car from Levi to Oulu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Levi in December: high temperatures in Oulu hover around -2°C and lows are around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums · Spas
Highlights from your trip
Oulun Taidemuseo ©
Art Museum
Oulun Taidemuseo
4.1
Oulun Automuseo ©
Specialty Museum
Oulun Automuseo
4.0
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Spa
Spas
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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

On the 29th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, make a trip to Old Market Hall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): engage your brain at Heureka and then get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online route planner.

Fly from Oulu to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Oulu in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Heureka ©
Science Museum
Heureka
4.3
Senate Square ©
Landmark
Senate Square
4.3

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