10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tokyo
Fly:  14​h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Muonio
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Tokyo

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.
Get outdoors at Aurinkolahti Beach and Nuuksio National Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Hietaranta Beach, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki vacation planning site .

Tokyo, Japan to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Tokyo to Helsinki, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Tokyo in November: highs in Helsinki hover around 5°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 27th (Tue), take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko.

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You can take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 28th (Wed), step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mustasaari day trip planning app .

Getting from Tampere to Mustasaari by car takes about 4 hours. In November in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
day
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. On the 29th (Thu), ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Muonio trip planner .

Getting from Mustasaari to Muonio by car takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Mustasaari in November, things will get a bit cooler in Muonio: highs are around -5°C and lows about -13°C. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 30th (Fri), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planning site .

You can drive from Muonio to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Muonio in November since evenings lows in Rovaniemi dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Museums
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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