12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
Fly:  18 h 30 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
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Mumbai

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, thenHead underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Rovaniemi. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Mumbai in May, with highs in Rovaniemi at 12°C and lows at 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Tours Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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: explore the activities along Pielinen, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, and don't miss a visit to Paateri.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Rovaniemi in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Koli National Park, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

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): hike along The Archipelago Trail, thenget your game on at Moomin World, and then examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, thenget lost in a book at Turku City Library, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku road trip website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Koli National Park to Turku. May in Turku sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Kylamaki Village of Living History ©
Kylamaki Village of Living History

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.
Pack the 4th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, look for gifts at Taiga Colors, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online tour planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back 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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