10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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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.
You'll explore and learn at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Get in touch with nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto and Ekenas Archipelago National Park. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church and admire the masterpieces at Design Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki online journey maker.

If you are flying in from Mexico, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Appreciate the collections at Turku Castle and Rosala Viking Centre. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Salon Taidemuseo Veturitalli (in Salo), Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko) and Bengtskar Lighthouse (in Rosala). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, hike along The Archipelago Trail, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and examine the collection at Turku Biological Museum.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Turku trip planning site.

You can take a train from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or 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 on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Trails · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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Castle
Turku Castle
4.5

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Mariehamn day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. September in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Specialty Museum
Museumship Pommern
4.5
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Island
Kobba Klintar
4.7

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get curious at Pilke Science Centre, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, then see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemen ortodoksinen kirkko. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Mariehamn in September; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 13°C and lows reach 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Science Museum
Pilke Science Centre
3.9
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Safari
Safaris
4.4
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History Museum
Arktikum
4.1

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