10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Krakow
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Mariehamn
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Krakow


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3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Visiting Safaris and Pyha-Luosto National Park will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder tool .

Krakow, Poland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Krakow in March, expect Rovaniemi to be little chillier, temps between -1°C and -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Safaris
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Mariehamn

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 20th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mariehamn day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Mariehamn takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Rovaniemi in March, things will get a bit warmer in Mariehamn: highs are around 4°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum

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 21st (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park and then step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along The Archipelago Trail, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Turku journey tool .

Getting from Mariehamn to Turku by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, and then head outdoors with Kuuskajaskari.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rauma trip planner .

You can drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rauma

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums
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Kuuskajaskari ©
Kuuskajaskari

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Nuuksio National Park.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Rauma to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

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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