10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Lahti
— 1 night
3
Mustasaari
— 1 night
4
Tampere
— 1 night
5
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi sightseeing app.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi. In December, Rovaniemi is much colder than London - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 14th (Fri), hit the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center, examine the collection at Apulandia, and then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lahti sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Lahti takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with highs in Lahti at -1°C and lows at -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Lahti

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Apulandia ©
Apulandia
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mustasaari itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lahti to Mustasaari. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in December, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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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 16th (Sun): stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere travel route planner.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Tampere in 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 17th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then enjoy the music at Sibeliusmuseum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kimito Island tour planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Kimito Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, Kimito Island is a bit warmer than Tampere - with highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Turku
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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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 in touch with nature at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Head to Old Market Hall and Marimekko Oyjfor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

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Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Helsinki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in Helsinki are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors · Shopping · Parks

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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