9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Lieksa
— 2 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

3
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. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, make a trip to The Esplanadi Park, and step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip planning site.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki. In May, Helsinki is much colder than Mumbai - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, thenstroll through Akka-Koli Hill, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, and finally don't miss a visit to Paateri. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, thenexamine the collection at Pielisen Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Eräeero T:mi Eero Kortelainen.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lieksa journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Lieksa. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Koli National Park
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Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

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nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: let little ones run wild at Angry Birds Park, thenstop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Lieksa to Rovaniemi takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lieksa in May: highs in Rovaniemi hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Angry Birds Park ©
Angry Birds Park

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