11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Lieksa
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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.
On the 2nd (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then make a trip to Senate Square, then browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukion Church, and finally don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour builder app .

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. 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 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): examine the collection at Terranova and then step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Vaasa driving holiday planner .

Getting from Helsinki to Vaasa by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks
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1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 5th (Sun), bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and then glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Levi road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Levi takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Vaasa in April: highs in Levi hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 6th (Mon), experience rural life at Poro Farmi, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the next day, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel planning website .

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in April, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): stroll through Akka-Koli Hill, then enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, and then hit the slopes at Ukko-Koli. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, make a trip to Paateri, and then get outside with Neitikoski Rapids.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Lieksa trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Lieksa by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. April in Lieksa sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of -2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Lieksa

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Koli National Park
Highlights from your plan
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, let little ones run wild at Katariina Seaside Park, then hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, and finally walk around Riverside Park.

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You can drive from Lieksa to Kotka in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In April, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth

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