13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
Drive + Fly:  22 h 30 min
1
Tampere
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  5 h
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Kochi (Cochin)

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Galleria Ronga and Haihara Art Centre. Take a break from the city and head to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and Hatanpaa Arboretum. Pack the 17th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip planning website.

Kochi (Cochin), India to Tampere is an approximately 20.5- hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kochi (Cochin) to Tampere, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in April, with highs in Tampere at 8°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 19th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Vaasa road trip website.

You can take a train from Tampere to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip website.

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Rovaniemi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Vaasa in April: highs in Rovaniemi hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Escape the urban bustle at Levi Ski Resort and Safaris. Venture out of the city with trips to Levi (Elan Ski Shop & Rental & Icekarting Levi) and Samiland (in Sirkka).

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Getting from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to Market Square Kauppatori or Artisaani. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Akaslompolo to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Akaslompolo in April; daily highs in Helsinki reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

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