15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jaipur
Fly + Drive:  14 h 15 min
1
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Jaipur

3
nights
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kotka: Kouvola (Repovesi National Park & Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, stroll around Sibelius Park, stop by Linden Esplanade, and head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Kotka trip planner.

Jaipur, India to Kotka is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Traveling from Jaipur in July, things will get cooler in Kotka: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kouvola
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): trek along Herajarvi Hiking Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, and then hike along Paha-Koli Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Uhrihalkeama, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, then hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, and finally trek along Akka-Koli Hill.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Koli National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Kotka to Koli National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 16th (Thu), make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, find something for the whole family at Moomin Snowcastle, then see Santa Claus Office, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Drive from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 18th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then get lost in a book at Turku City Library, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town, then brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Turku in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, and hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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