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
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Vaasa
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Helsinki
— 5 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.
On the 1st (Tue), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

Plan trip to Rovaniemi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

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. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in October, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around 3°C and lows about -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can 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. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Vaasa online tour planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Vaasa by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in October, you will find days in Vaasa are somewhat warmer (9°C), and nights are about the same (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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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 3rd (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Turku trip builder tool .

Getting from Vaasa to Turku by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Room Escape Games

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 look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, and finally trek along Santalahti Nature Trail.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kotka holiday maker app .

You can drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Trails Outdoors
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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 46 minutes away). Pack the 8th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planning tool .

You can drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Helsinki are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to 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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