10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  28 h
1
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  22 h 30 min
End: Melbourne

1
day
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 2nd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Turku online route builder.

Melbourne, Australia to Turku is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Turku. Traveling from Melbourne in December, things will get colder in Turku: highs are around 1°C and lows about -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Beaches
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Tampere are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 4th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Tampere to Rovaniemi by combination of train and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, Rovaniemi is little chillier than Tampere - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and then contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Muonio day trip website.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Muonio takes 3 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Muonio when traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with lows around -17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Wed) before leaving for Helsinki.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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.
Pack the 7th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Muonio to Helsinki in 12 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Muonio in December: highs in Helsinki hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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