11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

2
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.
Shop till you drop at Market Square Kauppatori and Kamppi Shopping Centre. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Katajanokka, view the masterpieces at ARTag Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get a taste of the local shopping with Okra.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki vacation maker app .

Bengaluru, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in May; daily highs in Helsinki reach 18°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Ronga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tampere trip planner .

Take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Galleria Ronga ©
Galleria Ronga

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Vaasa trip planner.

You can take a train from Tampere to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, hike along Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Levi visit planner.

You can fly from Vaasa to Levi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Vaasa in May; daily highs in Levi reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 9th (Thu), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for gifts at LAURI, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi route builder .

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in May, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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