10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
3
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Vaasa
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Mumbai

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On your second day here, get outside with Scandinavian Adventures and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo route planner .

Mumbai, India to Akaslompolo is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Akaslompolo, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Mumbai in October, with highs in Akaslompolo at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures

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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 5th (Sat): experience the excitement of Feelapland, then see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip builder site .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): look for gifts at Koli Shop Retkitupa, then trek along Akka-Koli Hill, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paha-Koli Hill. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Pielinen, trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. In October, daytime highs in Koli National Park are 6°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Vaasa trip planner .

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Vaasa takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, daytime highs in Vaasa are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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