17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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17 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Koli National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

5
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.
Family-friendly places like Nuuksio National Park and Linnanmaki Amusement Park will thrill your kids. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Teijo national park in Pernio, approximately 1h 50 min away. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and tour the pleasant surroundings at Korkeasaari Zoo.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki visit planner .

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in April; daily highs in Helsinki reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Teijo National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kids will enjoy Santa Claus Village and Safaris. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online trip builder .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in April, with highs in Rovaniemi at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

4
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Family-friendly places like Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto and Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Koli National Park: Joensuu (Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla & Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden).

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park trip maker website .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in April, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Joensuu, Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Era Eero ©
Era Eero
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

3
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
On the 1st (Wed), explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, engage your brain at Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre, then stroll through Sibelius Monument, then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally look for gifts at TeeMaa Tea House. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and finally see the interesting displays at Design Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki online trip itinerary builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Koli National Park to Helsinki. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Vantaa
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Heureka ©
Heureka
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma ©
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma

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