9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  15​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
2
Lieksa
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 3 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Mumbai in May, with highs in Helsinki at 18°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

2
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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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, then trek along Akka-Koli Hill, then take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and finally make a trip to Paateri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, then see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Eräeero T:mi Eero Kortelainen.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lieksa road trip planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Lieksa. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in May, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up 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
Paateri ©
Paateri

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Poro Farmi, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: let little ones run wild at Angry Birds Park, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Lieksa to Rovaniemi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Lieksa in May, you will find days in Rovaniemi are little chillier (12°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Angry Birds Park ©
Angry Birds Park
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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