11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: 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 ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online itinerary planner .

Mumbai, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Rovaniemi. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in May: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 12°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort, brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Salla day trip app .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Salla by car takes about 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Salla are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Salla

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

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, museums, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Neitikoski Rapids, trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, explore the activities along Pielinen, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Paha-Koli Hill.

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Traveling by car from Salla to Koli National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Salla in May, you will find days in Koli National Park are somewhat warmer (16°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

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

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. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Helsinki holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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