11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
nights
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary site.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Helsinki. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in April; daily highs in Helsinki reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)
The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park

3
nights
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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: fly down the slopes at Ukko-Koli, stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, and trek along Herajarvi Hiking Trail.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park day trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Koli National Park with the Route module. While traveling from Helsinki, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Koli National Park, ranging from highs of 6°C to lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Angry Birds Park, get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum, and take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip maker site.

Getting from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In April in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Parks Nature
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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