16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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16 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Vaasa
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
4
Inari
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
5
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
6
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Kotka
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

2
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rock Church and Ullanlinna. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Katajanokka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), stroll through Hietaranta Beach, and make a trip to The Esplanadi Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Helsinki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Aurangabad, India to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Aurangabad to Helsinki. Traveling from Aurangabad in April, expect Helsinki to be much colder, temps between 9°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

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

1
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 13th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tampere driving holiday planner .

You can take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

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

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nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. On your second day here, take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta, then sample the tasty concoctions at Bock’s Corner Brewery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Mustasaaren kirkko, and finally kick back and relax at Hietasaaren uimaranta.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Vaasa online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Tampere to Vaasa by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. April in Vaasa sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Raippaluodon Silta
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko
Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta

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Inari

Inari ©
On the 16th (Tue), relax in the rural setting at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, see the interesting displays at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Inari holiday tool .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Vaasa to Inari in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Vaasa in April, with highs in Inari at 3°C and lows at -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Siida ©
Siida
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo travel planning site .

Drive from Inari to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Trails

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Escape the urban bustle at Paha-Koli Hill and Pielinen. Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park road trip planning site .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Koli National Park in 8 hours. Another option is to fly. In April in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Uhrihalkeama ©
Uhrihalkeama

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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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Mansikkalahti, get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko, look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Hamina Town Hall, and finally take a stroll through Hamina Old Town.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kotka online travel planner .

You can drive from Koli National Park to Kotka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Hamina, Arboretum Mustila, Loviisan kirkko
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Beach Mansikkalahti ©
Beach Mansikkalahti

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