10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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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 + Bus:  12 h
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  12 h
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Los Angeles

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. On the 21st (Mon), make a trip to The Esplanadi Park.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip site.

Los Angeles, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15- 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 Standard Time (EET) is 10 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 48°F and 35°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling 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. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then make a trip to Naantali Old Town.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip builder.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in October, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive 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 where to stay and tourist information, read our Helsinki journey builder app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 23rd (Wed), you're off to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours Outdoors Museums
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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You've added Korundi House of Culture, Arktikum, Ranua Zoo, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in October, expect Rovaniemi to be little chillier, temps between 37°F and 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Museums Tours

Side Trip

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

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nights
Helsinki

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

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Rovaniemi in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 48°F by day to 35°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Tue) before leaving for 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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