11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
Fly:  18 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Mumbai

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi visit planner.

Mumbai, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in May: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 12°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 14th (Tue), fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Salla online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Salla takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in May, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

2
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: contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, don't miss a visit to Paateri, and trek along Paha-Koli Hill.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Koli National Park trip website.

You can drive from Salla to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Salla in May, you will find days in Koli National Park are a bit warmer (16°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

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.
Pack the 20th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki driving holiday site.

Explore your travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki with the Route module. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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