11 days in Helsinki, Finnish Archipelago & Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki, Finnish Archipelago & Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Helsinki, Finnish Archipelago & Lapland Itinerary

Hyderabad
Fly:  11​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Rovaniemi
— Few hours
Fly:  21​h 30​min
Hyderabad

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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.
Pack the 11th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, appreciate the history behind Sibelius Monument, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo.

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Hyderabad, India to Helsinki is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Hyderabad in May, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 18°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Turku.

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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
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Rock Church
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Helsinki Cathedral

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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 14th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Ett Hem Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

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You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May in Turku, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
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Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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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 16th (Wed): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Turku to Levi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Turku in May, with highs in Levi at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

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Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

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Santa Claus Village
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Santa Claus Office

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