10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Nottingham
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
1
Naantali
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  8 h 30 min
End: Nottingham

1
day
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. On the 2nd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then gain insight at Turku Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get your game on at Moomin World.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Naantali road trip website.

Nottingham, UK to Naantali is an approximately 10- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Nottingham to Naantali, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Naantali

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

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Turku
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 3rd (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Pori online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Naantali to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla

2
nights
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 4th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko, then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Tampere online travel route planner.

You can drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. Relax by the water at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and stroll around Sibelius Monument.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary builder.

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. While traveling from Helsinki, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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