11 days in Helsinki, Turku & Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki, Turku & Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Helsinki, Turku & Lapland Itinerary

Helsinki
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Helsinki

5
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 10th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to The Esplanadi Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Helsinki. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): enjoy some diversion at Moomin World, stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Archangel Michael's church, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

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You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Turku, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Turku

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

1
day
Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Kittila vacation maker app .

You can fly from Turku to Kittila in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Turku in June, expect nights in Kittila to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are little chillier, around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Levi, Seven Fells Up, Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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 18th (Mon): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, make a trip to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena.

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Traveling by car from Kittila to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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