9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Drive:  16 h 30 min
1
Kotka
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Bengaluru

1
day
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Mansikkalahti, thentake a stroll through Linden Esplanade, thenidentify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, and finally visit Hamina Old Town.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kotka visit app.

Bengaluru, India to Kotka is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Bengaluru to Kotka, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in March, with highs in Kotka at 1°C and lows at -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Hamina Old Town
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Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 17th (Sun), stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, and then kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Tampere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tallipihan Suklaapuoti ©
Tallipihan Suklaapuoti

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take a stroll through Katajanokka, thenstep into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thentake a stroll through Ullanlinna, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, make a trip to Old Market Hall, stop by Artisaani, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Kamppi Shopping Centre ©
Kamppi Shopping Centre

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, have fun at Santa Claus Office, thenidentify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in March: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -1°C and lows are around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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