12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  18​h 45​min
Rovaniemi
— Few hours
Fly + train:  6​h
Imatra
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Helsinki
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  13​h
End: Fort Lauderdale

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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 7th (Thu): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder site .

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Rovaniemi. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Fort Lauderdale in June, with highs in Rovaniemi at 60°F and lows at 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Imatra.

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#Theme Parks, #Tours, #Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Imatra Veteran’s Home Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, then head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, then pause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imatrankoski Church.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Imatra day trip tool .

Do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Imatra in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in June, you will find days in Imatra are a bit warmer (66°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Imatra

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Joutsenon kirkko
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Joutsenon kirkko ©
Joutsenon kirkko
Imatrankoski Church ©
Imatrankoski Church

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 9th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere tour itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Imatra to Tampere takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Tampere, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Pori.

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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), contemplate the long history of Palace of Junnelius, then admire the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Pori holiday builder .

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

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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.
On the 12th (Tue), kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then have fun at Moomin World, and then hike along Kurjenrahka National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Turku trip planner .

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in June, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Moomin World, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Fortress of Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get some historical perspective at Rock Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Pack the 15th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Ullanlinna, enjoy some diversion at Olympic Stadium (Olympiastadion), take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip builder website .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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