7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Kemi
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Saariselka
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Observatory Hill Park and then explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki journey planner.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kemi trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Kemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in March, things will get slightly colder in Kemi: highs are around 0°C and lows about -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 20th (Wed), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, stop by LAURI, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online tour planner .

You can take a train from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Saariselka sightseeing website .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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