21 days in Alta, Helsinki & Lyon Itinerary

21 days in Alta, Helsinki & Lyon Itinerary

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21 days in Alta, Helsinki & Lyon Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly + Drive:  22 h 15 min
1
Alta, Norway
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h 45 min
2
Helsinki, Finland
— 4 nights
Fly + Tram:  6 h 30 min
3
Lyon, France
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  13 h
End: New Delhi, India

10
nights
Alta, Norway

Alta ©
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Venture out of the city with trips to Hammerfest (Galleri Syvstjerna, Struve Geodetic Arc, &more), Stabbursnes Nature House and Museum (in Indre Billefjord) and Stabbursdalen nasjonalpark (in Lakselv). Spend the 10th (Tue) exploring nature at Seiland National Park. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Bubbelen, pause for some serene contemplation at Elvebakken Church, and contemplate the long history of Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Alta trip itinerary app.

New Delhi, India to Alta is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from New Delhi to Alta, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in March: high temperatures in Alta hover around 0°C and lows are around -7°C. You will leave for Helsinki on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Alta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hammerfest, Stabbursnes Nature House and Museum, Lazarettmoen German Field Hospital Remains, Stabbursdalen nasjonalpark
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Stabbursdalen nasjonalpark ©
Stabbursdalen nasjonalpark
Stabbursnes Nature House and Museum ©
Stabbursnes Nature House and Museum
Seiland National Park ©
Seiland National Park

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, have some family-friendly fun at Labyrinth Games Room Escape, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

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

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Alta to Helsinki. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. March in Helsinki sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Labyrinth Games Room Escape ©
Labyrinth Games Room Escape
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Lyon is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, and have some family-friendly fun at DreamAway Lyon.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lyon road trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and tram from Helsinki to Lyon in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki to Lyon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Helsinki in March: high temperatures in Lyon hover around 15°C and lows are around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon

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