16 days in Sweden & Finland Itinerary

16 days in Sweden & Finland Itinerary

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16 days in Sweden & Finland Itinerary

Start: Amritsar, India
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Malmo, Sweden
— 2 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Rovaniemi, Finland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Levi, Finland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Helsinki, Finland
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Amritsar, India


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4
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Skansen, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, stroll through Stockholm Old Town, and get a sense of history and politics at Stockholm City Hall.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Stockholm travel route planner .

Amritsar, India to Stockholm is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Amritsar to Stockholm, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amritsar in December, you will find days in Stockholm are much colder (3°C), and nights are little chillier (-1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

2
nights
Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg ©
Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
On the 31st (Tue), view the masterpieces at No Limit Street Art Boras, stroll around Gothenburg Botanical Garden, and then get to know the fascinating history of Haga. On the next day, get curious at Universeum and then get in on the family fun at Liseberg amusement park.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Gothenburg itinerary builder app .

Fly from Stockholm to Gothenburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Malmo.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

No Limit Street Art Boras
Highlights from your plan
Liseberg amusement park ©
Liseberg amusement park
Haga ©
Haga
Universeum ©
Universeum

2
nights
Malmo, Sweden

Malmo ©
A conglomeration of over a hundred different nationalities, cosmopolitan Malmo sits on the southern tip of Sweden as part of the most densely populated area in Scandinavia.
On the 2nd (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of HSB Turning Torso, then make a trip to Stortorget, then make a trip to Little Square, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Alley Escape Rooms. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Oresund Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lund Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Mary, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sofia Albertina Kyrka, and finally have some family-friendly fun at VR Malmo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Malmo online trip planner .

You can drive from Gothenburg to Malmo in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In January in Malmo, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Malmo

Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lund Cathedral, Sofia Albertina Kyrka, Church of St. Mary
Highlights from your plan
VR Malmo ©
VR Malmo
Oresund Bridge ©
Oresund Bridge
Little Square ©
Little Square

1
night
Rovaniemi, Finland

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi day trip planning app .

Getting from Malmo to Rovaniemi by combination of train and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Malmo to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Malmo in January, with highs in Rovaniemi at -10°C and lows at -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

2
nights
Levi, Finland

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 6th (Mon), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures and then glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Levi using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Levi, with lows around -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Giewont Husky Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

3
nights
Helsinki, Finland

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, then steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Levi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In January, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Levi - with highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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