16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 45 min
4
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Rantasalmi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Imatra
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kurjenrahka National Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Turku road trip planner.

Bengaluru, India to Turku is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Bengaluru to Turku, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in April, expect Turku to be colder, temps between 9°C and -1°C. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Nature

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Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Turku to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Turku in April, you will find days in Rovaniemi are little chillier (3°C), and nights are about the same (-3°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins and then explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Muonio visit planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Muonio by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Rovaniemi in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of -7°C in Muonio. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Muonio

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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 19th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Koli National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Muonio to Koli National Park by car takes about 9.5 hours. Traveling from Muonio in April, expect Koli National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 6°C and -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

1
night
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. On the 22nd (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Rantasalmi attractions planner.

Getting from Koli National Park to Rantasalmi by car takes about 3 hours. In April in Rantasalmi, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Nature Parks
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

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night
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
On the 23rd (Mon), step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Imatrankoski Church.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Imatra travel planner.

You can drive from Rantasalmi to Imatra in 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Imatra can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall

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.
Family-friendly places like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church will thrill your kids. Get outdoors at Haagan Alppiruusupuisto and Hietaranta Beach. Pack the 25th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaari Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip site.

Drive from Imatra to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Theme Parks Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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