13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h
2
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Vaasa
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

1
day
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 18th (Wed): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi road trip planning app .

Bengaluru, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Rovaniemi is minus 3 hours. In September, Rovaniemi is much colder than Bengaluru - with highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, get outside with Neitikoski Rapids, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, stroll through Akka-Koli Hill, and then hike along Paha-Koli Hill.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Koli National Park route planning app .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. 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
Uhrihalkeama ©
Uhrihalkeama

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Vaasa trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Vaasa takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daytime highs in Vaasa are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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night
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 browse the collection at Turku City Library, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Turku takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 18°C, while at night they dip 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 Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
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), head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, then identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Santalahti Nature Trail, and finally admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kotka trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. September in Kotka sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 46 minutes away. Pack the 27th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Market Square Kauppatori, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to 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
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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