16 days in Finland & Sweden Itinerary

16 days in Finland & Sweden Itinerary

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16 days in Finland & Sweden Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Helsinki, Finland
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
2
Rovaniemi, Finland
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h
3
Kiruna, Sweden
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: Bengaluru, India


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4
nights
Helsinki, Finland

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.
You've added Porvoo Old Town, Helsinki Tram System, Sibelius Monument, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dianapuisto, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online journey planner .

Bengaluru, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In August, Helsinki is slightly colder than Bengaluru - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. You will leave for Rovaniemi on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Rovaniemi, Finland

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 27th (Mon), see Santa Claus Office, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel and then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip builder site .

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Helsinki in August, plan for little chillier days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. You will leave for Kiruna on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Fun & Games Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

2
nights
Kiruna, Sweden

Kiruna ©
Sweden's northernmost city, Kiruna remains best known for its proximity to the world's first hotel-museum built entirely of snow and ice.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kiruna road trip planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Kiruna by car takes about 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Rovaniemi in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Kiruna, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Kiruna

Museums Historic Sites
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Sami Siida - Markanbaiki ©
Sami Siida - Markanbaiki
Kiruna Kyrka ©
Kiruna Kyrka
Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård ©

5
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, examine the collection at Skansen, get in on the family fun at Junibacken, and take in nature's colorful creations at Millesgarden.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Stockholm trip planning website .

Fly from Kiruna to Stockholm in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kiruna in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Stockholm: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Millesgarden
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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