13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  19​h 15​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Vaasa
— 1 day
4
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Mumbai

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day
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo trip planning site .

Mumbai, India to Akaslompolo is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Akaslompolo. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in May, with highs in Akaslompolo at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Step out of the city life by going to Paha-Koli Hill and Ukko-Koli Hill. Spend the 24th (Fri) exploring nature at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Koli National Park attractions planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Koli National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Akaslompolo in May: highs in Koli National Park hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 26th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Vaasa journey planning tool .

Getting from Koli National Park to Vaasa by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly. In May, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Pori Art Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pori trip planner .

Drive from Vaasa to Pori in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

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night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip builder app .

Traveling by bus from Pori to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Tampere sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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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 29th (Wed), step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. May in Turku sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Get some historical perspective at Rock Church and Helsinki Cathedral. The adventure continues: expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Helsinki online day trip planner .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, 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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