10 days in Lapland, Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Lapland, Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6 h 15 min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Toronto

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Toronto in October, plan for colder days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 3°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi vacation builder app.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature Parks
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Step out of Turku to go to Poytya and see Kurjenrahka National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Turku Castle, get your game on at Moomin World, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip site.

Explore your travel options from Pyhatunturi to Turku with the Route module. Traveling from Pyhatunturi in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Turku: highs are around 10°C and lows about 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Moomin World
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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.
Pack the 27th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, stroll around The Esplanadi Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Helsinki road trip app.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. October in Helsinki sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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