10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dubai
Fly + Bus:  12 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Dubai

2
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): identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, make a trip to Marttiini Store Old Factory, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Dubai to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Rovaniemi is colder than Dubai - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Step out of Turku to go to Rauma and see Old Rauma, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, hike along The Archipelago Trail, have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Turku takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Naantali, Old Rauma
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

4
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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki tour itinerary tool.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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