13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
4
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night

2
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 24th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip maker site.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in May, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 25th (Sat), hike along The Archipelago Trail, get your game on at Moomin World, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenlet the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In May in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Turku

Fun & Games Museums Parks

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Room Escape Games
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Vaasa trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Turku to Vaasa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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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, hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Akka-Koli Hill.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Koli National Park day trip app.

Drive from Vaasa to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

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
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): 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. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Koli National Park in May: highs in Rovaniemi hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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