13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), appreciate the history behind Unexpected Visitor Sculpture (Odottamaton Vieras), and admire the masterpieces at Alvar Aalto's studio.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online trip itinerary maker.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in May, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around 18°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit 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 see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

Before you visit Savonlinna, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Helsinki to Savonlinna by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to 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. On the 13th (Wed), stroll around Hupisaaret Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, then stroll through Nallikari Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Oulu Cathedral, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Kauppahalli.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Oulu trip planner.

You can fly from Savonlinna to Oulu in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Savonlinna in May: highs in Oulu hover around 14°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): hit the slopes at Kids' Land, then ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort, and then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Oulu to Levi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Oulu in May, Levi is little chillier at night with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): browse the collection at Turku City Library, browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip builder site.

Getting from Levi to Turku by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In May, Turku is somewhat warmer than Levi - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

1
night
Pori

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

Take the guesswork out of planning a Pori vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car 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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip planner.

You can drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. May in Tampere sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

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

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