10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night

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.
Do your shopping at Old Market Hall and Kamppi Shopping Centre. Bring the kids along to Katajanokka and Artisaani. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and take in the exciting artwork at ARTag Gallery.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read our Helsinki travel route builder app.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Abu Dhabi in April: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 4th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Haihara Art Centre, and then kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, thenlook for gifts at Keittioelamaa, thenbrowse the range of quality goods at City Sokos, and finally view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere road trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
City Sokos ©
City Sokos
Keittioelamaa ©
Keittioelamaa

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Photographic Centre Peri, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then stroll through Vepsa Island.

Start your trip to Turku by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

1
night
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): head outdoors with Seven Fells Up and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Turku to Akaslompolo in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Turku in April; daily highs in Akaslompolo reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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 8th (Mon): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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