10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Vantaa
— 1 day
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Inari
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Mustasaari
— 1 night
7
Tampere
— 1 night

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): stroll around Dianapuisto and then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, then look for gifts at Marimekko, then admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally stroll around Sibelius Monument.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip builder tool.

St. Petersburg, Russia to Helsinki is an approximately 4.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Helsinki, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Vantaa.

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Vantaa

Vantaa ©
Though technically its own city, Vantaa is considered by many to be a Helsinki suburb, and it is where most visitors land when they fly to Finland.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Finnish Aviation Museum and then get curious at Heureka.

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Traveling by car from Helsinki to Vantaa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Vantaa

Museums · Childrens Museums
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Heureka ©
Heureka
Finnish Aviation Museum ©
Finnish Aviation Museum

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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 12th (Wed): get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Vantaa to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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Inari

Inari
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Turku to Inari in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Turku in September, expect Inari to be a bit cooler, temps between 13°C and 4°C. You'll set off for Rovaniemi on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 14th (Fri), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Inari to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

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Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Fun & Games
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Mustasaari online travel route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rovaniemi to Mustasaari. In September in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Alko, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then make a trip to Nasinneula Tower, then steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Tampere trip builder app.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Tampere in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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