10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): see Santa Claus Office, thenwander the wide-open spaces of Napapiirin Porofarmi, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi day trip planning website.

San Francisco, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from San Francisco to Rovaniemi. In May, Rovaniemi is slightly colder than San Francisco - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkkoniemen Kellotapuli, thendon't miss a visit to Rapio Mill, and then explore the striking landscape at Kummakivi Boulder. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, explore the galleries of S/S Salama, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Paaskylahden kirkko, and finally expand your understanding of the military at Salpa Line.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Savonlinna trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Savonlinna in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Rovaniemi, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Savonlinna, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Rapio Mill, Salpa Line, Kummakivi Boulder
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Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Paaskylahden kirkko ©
Paaskylahden kirkko

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, thenadmire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Martinkirkko, and finally hike along The Archipelago Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, thentake an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, thenexamine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, and finally let little ones run wild at Adventure Park.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Savonlinna to Turku by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Martinkirkko ©
Martinkirkko
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

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.
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Johannes Church will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Katajanokka and Cathedral of Porvoo. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Church.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Cathedral of Porvoo
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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Johannes Church ©
Johannes Church

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