11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Bus:  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

1
day
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): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Bengaluru, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Rovaniemi is minus 3.5 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in August; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can 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

1
night
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 14th (Wed), explore the activities along Pielinen, then get outside with Neitikoski Rapids, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Uhrihalkeama. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Akka-Koli Hill, and then hike along Paha-Koli Hill.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Koli National Park trip builder 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, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to 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

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, and then trek along The Archipelago Trail.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Turku journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Koli National Park to Turku with the Route module. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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