11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Porvoo
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip planning site.

New York City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Helsinki. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in April, with highs in Helsinki at 47°F and lows at 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): examine the collection at Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally make a trip to Söderskärin majakka. On your second day here, revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, walk around Runeberg Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, then admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, and finally visit Linden Esplanade.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Porvoo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Porvoo, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 32°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Kotka
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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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 19th (Mon): explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Turku route maker tool.

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Turku takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Ranua Zoo in Ranua, approximately Ranua away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, and stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Rovaniemi trip simple and quick.

Fly from Turku to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Turku in April, you will find days in Rovaniemi are slightly colder (38°F), and nights are about the same (26°F). On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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