18 days in Finland, Oslo & Copenhagen Itinerary

18 days in Finland, Oslo & Copenhagen Itinerary

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18 days in Finland, Oslo & Copenhagen Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Helsinki, Finland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi, Finland
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 6 nights
Fly:  16​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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner .

Bengaluru, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in April; daily highs in Helsinki reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Rovaniemi, Finland

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, wander the wide-open spaces of Poro Farmi, and stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in April, things will get little chillier in Rovaniemi: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

4
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ski & Guide, examine the collection at The Ibsen Museum, and walk around Vigelandsparken.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Oslo online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Oslo by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Rovaniemi in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

6
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Copenhagen is known for theme parks, historic sites, museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn, try out the rides at Tivoli Gardens, examine the collection at National Museum of Denmark, and pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue).

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Copenhagen route planning site .

You can fly from Oslo to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Oslo in May since evenings lows in Copenhagen dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

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