10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 1 night
4
Saariselka
— 1 day
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
6
Oulu
— 1 night

2
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.
Pack the 22nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki online journey maker.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in August, with highs in Helsinki at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

Start your trip to Turku by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

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
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

1
night
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 24th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tampere journey builder.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tampere to Saariselka takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in August, expect nights in Saariselka to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 26th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi travel planning website.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 27th (Mon), hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, walk around Ainolan Puisto, then pause for some serene contemplation at Haukipudas Church, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Oulu trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Oulu by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Haukipudas Church
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

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