10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Belgrade
Fly:  11​h
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 30​min
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
Belgrade

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip maker tool .

Belgrade, Serbia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, bus, and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. When traveling from Belgrade in May, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from 12°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
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2
days
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 3rd (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower and then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tampere trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Rovaniemi, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tampere, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Turku.

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Suolijarvi Beach ©
Suolijarvi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

2
days
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 5th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Turku tour itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May in Turku, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

4
days
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Pack the 10th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki visit planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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