11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Senate Square. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. Pack the 23rd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planning website.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in April, with highs in Helsinki at 9°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Nature

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha ©
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha

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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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): walk around Riverside Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila. On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, then don't miss a visit to Linden Esplanade, then get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and finally hike along Santalahti Nature Trail.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kotka tour itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Kotka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Vaasa attractions site.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Kotka to Vaasa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On the next day, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi sightseeing planning site.

You can fly from Vaasa to Rovaniemi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Vaasa in April, plan for slightly colder days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 3°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · 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

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