13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 day
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Koli National Park
— 1 night
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Kotka
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 5 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 15th (Thu), look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Jaipur, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Jaipur to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Jaipur in August, with highs in Rovaniemi at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Nature · Shopping
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Akka-Koli Hill, then hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, hike along Paha-Koli Hill, and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Koli National Park tour site.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In August in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, and then admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, then look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kotka holiday planner.

Drive from Koli National Park to Kotka in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. August in Kotka sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 20th (Tue), get your game on at Moomin World, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Turku attractions planner.

You can drive from Kotka to Turku in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. Pack the 23rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip maker app.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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