10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  11​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— Few hours
Fly:  12​h
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles


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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Esplanadi Park, Ullanlinna and Nuuksio National Park. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner .

Los Angeles, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 10 hours. In October, Helsinki is much colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 48°F and lows of 35°F. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

1
day
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Turku Cathedral, Turku Castle and Naantali Old Town. On the 23rd (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Turku driving holiday site .

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In October in Turku, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 35°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

few
hours
Helsinki

Helsinki
To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. You will leave for Rovaniemi on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Tours
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2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Korundi House of Culture, Arktikum, Ranua Zoo, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder website .

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in October; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 37°F and lows reach 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Museums Tours

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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BearhillHusky ©
BearhillHusky
Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Helsinki Cathedral as well as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Helsinki by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Rovaniemi in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 48°F by day to 35°F at night. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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