13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and Hatanpaa Arboretum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Galleria Ronga and Sarkanniemi Theme Park. The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at Haihara Art Centre, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip planning site .

Kochi (Cochin), India to Tampere is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in April; daily highs in Tampere reach 8°C and lows reach -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), step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Vaasa trip planner .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Vaasa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks
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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): pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then stop by LAURI, and finally see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

You can fly from Vaasa to Rovaniemi in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vaasa in April, you will find days in Rovaniemi are slightly colder (3°C), and nights are about the same (-3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Safaris. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Akaslompolo: Samiland (in Sirkka) and Levi (Elan Ski Shop & Rental & Ice Karting Levi).

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Trails

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.
Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Rock Church are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Helsinki Cathedral and Katajanokka. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 46 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Ullanlinna, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, look for gifts at Artisaani, and stroll through The Esplanadi Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online vacation planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Akaslompolo to Helsinki in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Akaslompolo in April, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between 9°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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