8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly + train:  3​h 45​min
4
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Step out of the city life by going to Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, look for gifts at Marimekko, and perfect your strike at Flamingo Entertainment Centre.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in February, with highs in Helsinki at 0°C and lows at -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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 9th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

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Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Turku are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 10th (Sun), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Turku to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In February, Rovaniemi is a bit cooler than Turku - with highs of -6°C and lows of -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 11th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center, then explore the activities along Pikku Vesijarvi, and then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lahti trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Lahti takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in February, with highs in Lahti at -2°C and lows at -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Pikku Vesijarvi ©
Pikku Vesijarvi
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

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