21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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21 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Helsinki
— 12 nights
Drive:  2​h
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Helsinki

12
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Raseborg Castle (in Raseborg), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Kotka (Santalahti Nature Trail & Sapokka Water Garden). Pack the 24th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Spend the 2nd (Fri) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, appreciate the history behind Sibelius Monument, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki visit planner .

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. October in Helsinki sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Kotka, Raseborg Castle, King's Road, Valkmusa National Park, Nuuksio National Park
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
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 4th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Turku day trip app .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Fun & Games

Side Trips

Moomin World, Old Rauma
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 7th (Wed), head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mustasaari online trip planner .

Getting from Turku to Mustasaari by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. In November in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, Terranova
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Raippaluodon Silta ©
Raippaluodon Silta

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then find something for the whole family at SantaPark, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Rovaniemi takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Mustasaari in November, expect Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, temps between -2°C and -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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