11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chennai
Fly + Drive:  23 h
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
3
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  5 h
4
Imatra
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
5
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  15 h
End: Chennai

1
night
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then get outside with Seven Fells Up. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

Make your Akaslompolo itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Chennai, India to Akaslompolo is an approximately 24- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Chennai to Akaslompolo, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Chennai in May, with highs in Akaslompolo at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Safaris
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 18th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Parks Theme Parks
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, then explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kuusamo trip itinerary planning website.

Take a bus from Rovaniemi to Kuusamo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

2
nights
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Malonsaari, then kick back and relax at Lempukka Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, and finally admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Imatra online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Kuusamo to Imatra takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kuusamo in May, with highs in Imatra at 17°C and lows at 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari
Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Imatra to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Room Escape Games
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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