22 days in Norway & Finland Itinerary

22 days in Norway & Finland Itinerary

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22 days in Norway & Finland Itinerary

Start: Chennai, India
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Helsinki, Finland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Turku, Finland
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere, Finland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Levi, Finland
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Inari, Finland
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Oulu, Finland
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
7
Tromso, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
9
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Chennai, India


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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.
Head to Hakaniemi Market and Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa)for some retail therapy. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Katajanokka and Kansallisgalleria. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online trip itinerary maker .

Chennai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Chennai in February, with highs in Helsinki at 0°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

2
nights
Turku, Finland

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 20th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, then take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella, and finally don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. February in Turku sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere, Finland

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga, and finally shop like a local with Laukko Manor.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Laukko Manor
Highlights from your plan
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

3
nights
Levi, Finland

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Head to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Elan Ski Shop & Rentalfor plenty of shopping. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Safaris and Kids' Land. Step out of Levi with an excursion to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila--about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, and take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities.

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Traveling by flight from Tampere to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in February, things will get slightly colder in Levi: highs are around -5°C and lows about -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Safaris, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Safaris
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

1
night
Inari, Finland

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 27th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, stroll through Juutua Nature Trail, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Inari trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Inari, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
nights
Oulu, Finland

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, then see the interesting displays at Oulun Automuseo, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Atelier Gallery Kaikkonen.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Oulu trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Inari to Oulu in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in February, Oulu is a bit warmer at night with lows of -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Oulun Automuseo ©
Oulun Automuseo

2
nights
Tromso, Norway

Tromso ©
The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
Let the collections at Perspektivet Museum and Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet capture your imagination. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum and Galleri Nord. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Telegrafbukta Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Arctic Cathedral, observe the fascinating underwater world at Polaria, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Tromso trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Oulu to Tromso. Traveling from Oulu to Tromso, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oulu in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Tromso, with lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Perspektivet Museum ©
Perspektivet Museum
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum ©
Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum

2
nights
Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): examine the collection at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, then see the interesting displays at Bergenhus Festningsmuesum, and then shop like a local with KODE Art Museums of Bergen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Gamle Bergen Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen, kick back and relax at Helleneset, then take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bergen journey maker .

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Bergen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Tromso in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Bergen: highs are around 6°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene ©
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene
KODE Art Museums of Bergen ©
KODE Art Museums of Bergen

3
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
On the 5th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Galleri Henrik Gerner, learn about all things military at Marinemuseet (The Norwegian Naval Museum), and then wander the streets of Tjuvholmen Neighbourhood. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Eidsvoll 1814 Norwegian Center for Constitution, then see the interesting displays at Kistefos-Museet, and then stroll through Oslomarka.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Oslo holiday planner .

You can fly from Bergen to Oslo in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Bergen in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Oslo, with lows of -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Eidsvoll 1814 Norwegian Center for Constitution, Kistefos Museum, Marinemuseet (The Norwegian Naval Museum), Galleri Henrik Gerner
Highlights from your plan
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Kistefos Museum ©
Kistefos Museum

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