10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: London

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 29th (Mon): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, get a taste of life in the country at Poro Farmi, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from London in July, plan for little chillier days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Museums Nature
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 31st (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, then see the interesting displays at Terranova, and then head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Vaasa trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Vaasa in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Old Rauma in Rauma, about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, trek along The Archipelago Trail, browse the collection at Turku City Library, and brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

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You can drive from Vaasa to Turku in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Naantali, Old Rauma
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

3
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church.

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Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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