10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Belgrade
Fly:  11​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 30​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Belgrade

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Mon), explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

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Belgrade, Serbia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, bus, and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Belgrade in April, you will find days in Rovaniemi are much colder (3°C), and nights are a bit cooler (-3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Tours Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 4th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko, then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Keep things going the next day: see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in April, you will find days in Tampere are a bit warmer (8°C), and nights are about the same (-1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 6th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. On the next day, trek along The Archipelago Trail, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Turku vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Turku, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Helsinki are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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