12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 30 min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 26th (Sun), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in May: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 12°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, get outside with Neitikoski Rapids, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Rovaniemi in May, expect nights in Koli National Park to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Turku itinerary website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Koli National Park to Turku. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

4
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.
Pack the 4th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori.

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Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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