11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
3
Inari
— 1 night
4
Tampere
— 1 day
5
Turku
— 1 night
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 1st (Sat), see Santa Claus Office, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi online sightseeing planner.

Bengaluru, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Bengaluru in February: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): stop by Jemes Sport and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo travel route planning tool.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Jemes Sport
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Jemes Sport ©
Jemes Sport

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer, then take a memorable tour with Angeli Reindeer Farm, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and finally see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

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You can drive from Akaslompolo to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Inari are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Angeli Reindeer Farm ©
Angeli Reindeer Farm

1
day
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 5th (Wed): have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall and then stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

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You can do a combination of flight and train from Inari to Tampere in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Inari in February, with highs in Tampere at -1°C and lows at -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall

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 6th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. February in Turku sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

3
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki driving holiday website.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 9:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

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