10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Antalya
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  7 h
3
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Antalya

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 5th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi, make a trip to Santa Claus Office, thenmake a trip to Santa Claus Village, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, thenlook for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Angry Birds Park.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Antalya, Turkey to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Antalya to Rovaniemi is minus 1 hour. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Antalya in September; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 13°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Museums Fun & Games
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Angry Birds Park ©
Angry Birds Park
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Mon), look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop and then hike along Ruijanpolku Trail.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Trails
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2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
On the 8th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, thenhike along Ukko-Koli Hill, thentrek along Akka-Koli Hill, and finally hike along Paha-Koli Hill. On the next day, look for gifts at Koli Shop Retkitupa, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, make a trip to Paateri, thensee the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Saariselka to Koli National Park with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Paateri ©
Paateri
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, have some family-friendly fun at Labyrinth Games Room Escape, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip website.

Explore your travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki with the Route module. In September, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

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