21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  15 h 30 min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Vaasa
— 1 day
Train:  2 h 15 min
5
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and finally stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Levi trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Levi is an approximately 18.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Levi is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in April, expect Levi to be cooler, temps between 3°C and -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: see Santa Claus Office, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in April, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Ukko-Koli, don't miss a visit to Paateri, trek along Akka-Koli Hill, and contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Koli National Park route planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. In April, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vaasa trip planner.

Getting from Koli National Park to Vaasa by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In April, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna) and Visavuori (in Valkeakoski). Pack the 25th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere online trip maker.

Take a train from Vaasa to Tampere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Tampere sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Tampere

Theme Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Ahvenisto, Visavuori
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Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Visavuori ©
Visavuori
Room Escape Games

2
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 27th (Sat): take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then walk around Riverside Park, and finally hike along Santalahti Nature Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry and then head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kotka visit site.

Getting from Tampere to Kotka by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth

6
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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. Pack the 2nd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Helsinki are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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