10 days in Lakeland, Rovaniemi & Helsinki Region Itinerary

10 days in Lakeland, Rovaniemi & Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland visit planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kouvola
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Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive
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Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly

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Kouvola

— 1 night
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

Make your Kouvola itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Ahmedabad, India to Kouvola is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Ahmedabad to Kouvola, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ahmedabad in July, things will get colder in Kouvola: highs are around 24°C and lows about 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature
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Highlights from your trip

Koli National Park

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, then hike along Akka-Koli Hill, and finally hike along Paha-Koli Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Paimenen Polku Trail, then hike along Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park online day trip planner.

You can drive from Kouvola to Koli National Park in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
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Rovaniemi

— 2 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): enjoy some diversion at Angry Birds Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. July in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Helsinki

— 4 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki travel route site.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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