13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h
7
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 9th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then admire the sheer force of Auttikongas. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi travel route planner.

New Delhi, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Rovaniemi. Traveling from New Delhi in May, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between 12°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
You've now added Urho Kekkonen National Park to your itinerary. On the 12th (Sat), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Saariselka trip maker app.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in May, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Theme Parks Tours

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

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night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): hit the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ristinkirkko.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lahti trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Lahti takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Saariselka in May, with highs in Lahti at 18°C and lows at 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Ristinkirkko ©
Ristinkirkko

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Lahti to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Tampere, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), and then take an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Pori sightseeing app.

Getting from Tampere to Pori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)
Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo ©

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Mustasaari travel route builder site.

Drive from Pori to Mustasaari in 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. For shopping fun, head to Marimekko or Boss Shop. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Helsinki. May in Helsinki sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Kamppi Chapel of Silence ©
Kamppi Chapel of Silence