10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  6 h
5
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
6
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, get a taste of the local shopping with Market Square Kauppatori, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in August; daily highs in Helsinki reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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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.
On the 18th (Sun), get your game on at Moomin World, explore the galleries of Turku Castle, thenget lost in a book at Turku City Library, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku online route planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Vaasa trip builder site.

You can drive from Turku to Vaasa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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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 20th (Tue): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, thensee the top attractions with Feelapland, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Rovaniemi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
On the 21st (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, don't miss a visit to Paateri, thenexamine the collection at Pielisen Museum, and finally get outside with Neitikoski Rapids. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Akka-Koli Hill, hike along Paha-Koli Hill, and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Koli National Park trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

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Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. On the 23rd (Fri), examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, thenwander the streets of Linden Esplanade, and finally step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kotka road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Kotka takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daytime highs in Kotka are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail

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