14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  17​h
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Akaslompolo
— Few hours
Fly:  6​h
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Lahti
— 1 night
train:  1​h
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

2
days
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena, and finally take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

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Mumbai, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in May: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 12°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

few
hours
Akaslompolo

On the 11th (Sat), look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

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You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

1
day
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Pori online trip itinerary maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Akaslompolo to Pori. Traveling from Akaslompolo in May, expect Pori to be a bit warmer, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla

2
days
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 13th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lahti.

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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

1
day
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 15th (Wed), get a sense of history and politics at Lahti City Hall, see the interesting displays at Lahti Ski Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Ristinkirkko, then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and finally see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

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You can drive from Tampere to Lahti in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Lahti, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Helsinki.

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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Lahti City Hall ©
Lahti City Hall
Lahti Ski Museum ©
Lahti Ski Museum

4
days
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Rock Church and Fortress of Suomenlinna. Get some historical perspective at Helsinki Cathedral and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Ullanlinna, look for gifts at Marimekko, stroll through Aurinkolahti Beach, and kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach.

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Take a train from Lahti to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Shopping

Side Trips

Flamingo Entertainment Centre, Nuuksio National Park
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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