13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14 h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Mumbai

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Alvar Aalto's studio, and take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in May, with highs in Helsinki at 18°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 12th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

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Drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): walk around Hupisaaret Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, then steep yourself in history at Oulu Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Kauppahalli.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Oulu journey maker site.

Getting from Savonlinna to Oulu by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from Savonlinna in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Oulu: temperatures range from 14°C by day to 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park

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.
On the 14th (Thu), have some family-friendly fun at Kids' Land, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi journey planner.

Getting from Oulu to Levi by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Oulu in May, Levi is slightly colder at night with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 16th (Sat), get lost in a book at Turku City Library, browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Turku itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, Turku is a bit warmer than Levi - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): walk around Kirjurinluoto, then kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and finally get outside with Yyterin Nakotorni.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pori itinerary planner.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tampere day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Tampere, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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