12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, make a trip to Senate Square, and stop by Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki tour builder app .

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 3 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in January, with highs in Helsinki at -3°C and lows at -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Vaasa attractions planner.

Fly from Helsinki to Vaasa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January in Vaasa, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 9th (Thu), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Vaasa to Levi by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vaasa in January, expect Levi to be a bit cooler, temps between -11°C and -21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): trek along Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Snow Village, then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip planner .

Getting from Levi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then stop by LAURI, then admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Akaslompolo in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rovaniemi, with lows of -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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