10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Bus:  11 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
2
Mustasaari
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, then catch a live event at Lappi Areena, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, Rovaniemi is colder than Tel Aviv - with highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 5th (Sun), step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mustasaari journey planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rovaniemi to Mustasaari. In May, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

2
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 6th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island. Keep things going the next day: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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 9th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough 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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