10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jyvaskyla
— 1 day
2
Tampere
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
6
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
7
Oulu
— 1 night

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day
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 15th (Tue), get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, and then trek along Nyrolan luontopolku.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jyvaskyla trip planner.

Helsinki to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. When traveling from Helsinki in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Jyvaskyla: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Nyrolan luontopolku ©
Nyrolan luontopolku
Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Natural History Museum of Central Finland ©
Natural History Museum of Central Finland

1
night
Tampere

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 16th (Wed), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thenexamine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thentake in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere tour itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Tampere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games Parks Museums
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Room Escape Games
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

1
night
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 17th (Thu): browse the collection at Turku City Library, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Turku online trip builder.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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.
On the 18th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), engage your brain at Heureka, and then cool off at The Swimming Stadium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): have fun and explore at Exhibition Centre WeeGee and then stroll around Nuuksio National Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Espoo, Heureka
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Heureka ©
Heureka
Exhibition Centre WeeGee ©
Exhibition Centre WeeGee

3
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Explore hidden gems such as Heureka and Kansallisgalleria. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nuuksio National Park and Room Escape Games. See even more of Helsinki: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, walk around Kaivopuisto, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki day trip website.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Heureka, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Heureka ©
Heureka
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): get curious at Pilke Science Centre, thenfind something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helsinki in October, with highs in Rovaniemi at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre
Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel

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night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): engage your brain at Tietomaa and then kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Oulu, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Rovaniemi to Oulu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Oulu sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Childrens Museums Beaches
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Tietomaa ©
Tietomaa
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach

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