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:  3​h 45​min
2
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 4 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): admire all the interesting features of Lappi Areena, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Auttikongas and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online attractions planner .

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 difference when traveling from Belgrade to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. While traveling from Belgrade, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -3°C. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 4th (Wed), ponder the design of Musical Fountain, then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and then enjoy some diversion at Hohtokeila Lahti.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lahti day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Lahti takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in April, expect nights in Lahti to be about the same, around -1°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Lahti

Shopping Fun & Games
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Musical Fountain ©
Musical Fountain
Hohtokeila Lahti ©
Hohtokeila Lahti

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 5th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Lahti to Turku in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Turku are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly

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.
Do your shopping at Marimekko and Kamppi Shopping Centre. Get a sense of the local culture at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Rock Church. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Old Market Hall, stop by Marimekko, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Flamingo Entertainment Centre.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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