11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
train:  1​h
2
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Mikkeli
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Oulu
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Kemijarvi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Doha

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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.
To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki journey site .

Doha, Qatar to Helsinki is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Doha in April: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 9°C and lows are around 0°C. You'll set off for Lahti on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 7th (Sun), admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, then examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, then have fun at Lahti Sports Center, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Laune Central Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lahti travel route tool .

You can take a train from Helsinki to Lahti in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April in Lahti, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Lahti

Fun & Games Museums Parks
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Laune Central Park ©
Laune Central Park
Lahti Sports Center ©
Lahti Sports Center
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland

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hours
Mikkeli

Mikkeli
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Mikkeli trip planner .

Drive from Lahti to Mikkeli in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around -3°C. You'll set off for Jyvaskyla on the 7th (Sun).

Things to do in Mikkeli

Museums Parks Shopping
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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 8th (Mon), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, then stroll through Tourujoen luontopolku, and finally see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Jyvaskyla sightseeing tool .

Drive from Mikkeli to Jyvaskyla in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Oulu.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Fun & Games Parks
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Room Escape Games

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day
Oulu

Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, then identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally get the adrenaline pumping with Oulu Climbing Centre.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Oulu trip planning website .

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Oulu by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Oulu

Fun & Games Wildlife Parks
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Room Escape Games
Oulu Climbing Centre ©
Oulu Climbing Centre
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park

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night
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): ski along the peaceful trails at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Muonio trip builder tool .

Getting from Oulu to Muonio by car takes about 5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Oulu in April: high temperatures in Muonio hover around 1°C and lows are around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Muonio

Wildlife Outdoors Winter Sports
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Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©

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Saariselka

Saariselka
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): have fun at Action Park, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and finally stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip planning website .

Getting from Muonio to Saariselka by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in April, and nighttime lows around -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Ranua Zoo has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): meet the residents at Ranua Zoo, then see Santa Claus Office, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner .

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. April in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Kemijarvi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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Kemijarvi

Kemijarvi ©
Kemijärvi is a municipality of Finland. On the 13th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then fly down the slopes at Pyhatunturi.

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

Getting from Rovaniemi to Kemijarvi by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Kemijarvi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kemijarvi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Luosto, Pyhatunturi
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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