8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Mumbai

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Sun), don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi tour planner.

Mumbai, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

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Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Mustasaari takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Mustasaari: highs are around 0°C and lows about -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Turku travel tool .

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Turku takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In December, daytime highs in Turku are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kimito Island travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

#Adventure, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and finally appreciate the history behind Elias Lonnrot Monument.

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Getting from Kimito Island to Helsinki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Beaches
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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