11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  5​h 15​min
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Tampere
— 1 night
train + Fly:  7​h 15​min
London

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.
Pack the 20th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, pause for some photo ops at Sibelius Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo.

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Belgrade, Serbia to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Belgrade to Helsinki is 1 hour. In August, Helsinki is a bit cooler than Belgrade - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Theme Parks, #Parks
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
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Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
days
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 23rd (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

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Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. While traveling from Helsinki, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Turku.

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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
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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 25th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally have fun at Moomin World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): admire the striking features of Kuusisto Manor, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

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Do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Turku in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Fun & Games

Side Trips

Kuusisto Manor, Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

2
days
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 27th (Mon), look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, then make a trip to Nasinneula Tower, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

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Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

#Museums, #Parks, #Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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