18 days in Finland Itinerary

18 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Naantali
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Tampere
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Harma
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: New Delhi

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.
Bring the kids along to Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Exhibition Centre WeeGee. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Heureka (in Vantaa), Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo) and Bellevue Beach (in Hanko). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki sightseeing planner.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki. Traveling from New Delhi in May, things will get colder in Helsinki: highs are around 18°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Espoo, Heureka, Inkoon kirkko, Bellevue Beach
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

3
nights
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Kids will appreciate attractions like Vaski Adventure Island and Moomin World. When in Naantali, make a side trip to see Vepsa Island in Turku, approximately Turku away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, stroll through The Archipelago Trail, browse the collection at Turku City Library, and gear up at Bike Rental - by Carfield.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Naantali road trip site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Naantali in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Naantali can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Naantali

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Turku
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kids will enjoy Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Rauhaniemi Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna), Pori (Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), Yyteri Beach, &more) and Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, and enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Tampere online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Naantali to Tampere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Tampere, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Harma.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Pori, Ahvenisto, Ahtari Zoo
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

1
night
Harma

Harma ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Powerpark.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Harma online trip planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Harma in 3.5 hours. June in Harma sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Harma

Theme Parks
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Powerpark ©
Powerpark

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kids will enjoy Ranua Zoo and SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, identify plant and animal life at Arctic Emotions Oy, and wander the wide-open spaces of Napapiirin Porofarmi.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi attractions website.

Drive from Harma to Rovaniemi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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