11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
2
Vaasa
— 1 day
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Kotka
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 5 nights

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 1st (Tue): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi day trip planning site.

Bengaluru, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Rovaniemi. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in October; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 3°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Nature
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

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Getting from Rovaniemi to Vaasa by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Rovaniemi in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Vaasa, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get your game on at Moomin World, then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Turku online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Turku takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In October in Turku, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Room Escape Games
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. On the 4th (Fri), head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, then stroll around Riverside Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Santalahti Nature Trail.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Kotka vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kotka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth

5
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.
Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Pack the 8th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Market Square Kauppatori.

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You can drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Helsinki are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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