10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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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

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): see where the action happens at Lappi Areena, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Auttikongas and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi attractions planning site.

Belgrade, Serbia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. When traveling from Belgrade in April, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach, and finally walk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tampere trip builder website.

Do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Rovaniemi in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Tampere, with highs around 8°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum, and finally stay fit while traveling at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through The Archipelago Trail, get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and then browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Turku are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Outdoors Parks
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. April in Helsinki sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough 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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