11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Turku
— 1 day
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur


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1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 9th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then look for gifts at LAURI, and finally take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi vacation builder tool .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in March, with highs in Rovaniemi at -1°C and lows at -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

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

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): hit the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Akaslompolo online journey maker .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in March, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

1
day
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 12th (Tue): browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Turku attractions planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Akaslompolo to Turku in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Akaslompolo in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Turku: highs are around 3°C and lows about -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turun Kauppahalli ©
Turun Kauppahalli

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, then kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and then look for gifts at Keittioelamaa.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere trip maker site .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. March in Tampere sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Keittioelamaa ©
Keittioelamaa

1
night
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. On the 14th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, stroll through Beach Mansikkalahti, then wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, and finally step off the mainland to explore Lehman.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kotka vacation planner.

Drive from Tampere to Kotka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Lehman ©
Lehman

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.
Head to Old Market Hall and Kamppi Shopping Centrefor some retail therapy. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Katajanokka, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, stop by Artisaani, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki route maker tool .

Traveling by car from Kotka to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Helsinki are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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