13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
2
Koli National Park
— 1 night
3
Vaasa
— 1 day
4
Turku
— 1 night
5
Kotka
— 1 night
6
Helsinki
— 5 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 18th (Wed), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online journey planner.

Bengaluru, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Rovaniemi is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in September, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 13°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature · Parks · Museums
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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the activities along Pielinen, then head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, and then explore the striking landscape at Uhrihalkeama. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, then hike along Akka-Koli Hill, and then trek along Paha-Koli Hill.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In September, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

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

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

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Drive from Koli National Park to Vaasa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Turku.

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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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 22nd (Sun), have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then get lost in a book at Turku City Library, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Turku driving holiday planner.

Getting from Vaasa to Turku by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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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. On the 23rd (Mon), step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, walk around Riverside Park, then hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, and finally admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kotka trip planning website.

Getting from Turku to Kotka by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. Pack the 27th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki route website.

Drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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

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