11 days in Helsinki, Lakeland & Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki, Lakeland & Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Kouvola
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
5
Levi
— 3 nights

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.
Appreciate the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and ARTag Gallery. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Market Square Kauppatori and OMA Puoti. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take a stroll through Katajanokka, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in May, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kouvola.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 30th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Main Church, thenstop by Poikilo - Museums, and finally stroll through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kouvola day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Kouvola takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Kouvola

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Arboretum Mustila
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Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Poikilo - Museums ©
Poikilo - Museums

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 31st (Fri), stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and then take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tampere trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Tampere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Galleria Ronga ©
Galleria Ronga

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, thenlook for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in May, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

3
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Levi Ski Resort and Yllas Ski Resort. Step out of the city life by going to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Levi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

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