8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  13 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Bus + Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Helsinki is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Helsinki. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in March, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, work off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

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Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Turku

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

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Vaasa trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Turku to Vaasa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 3rd (Wed), make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi day trip site.

You can fly from Vaasa to Rovaniemi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Vaasa in April: highs in Rovaniemi hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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