11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h
2
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

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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 13th (Tue): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi online trip itinerary planner .

Bengaluru, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Bengaluru to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Bengaluru in August: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Nature Parks
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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 ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the activities along Pielinen, get outside with Neitikoski Rapids, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Akka-Koli Hill, and then trek along Paha-Koli Hill.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip builder .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daytime highs in Koli National Park are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Koli National Park

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

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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 16th (Fri), get your game on at Moomin World, take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: browse the collection at Turku City Library, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, and then hike along The Archipelago Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Turku takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

4
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.
Pack the 20th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel route planner .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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