11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Vaasa
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Copenhagen

3
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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Helsinki is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Helsinki is 1 hour. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 24th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get your game on at Moomin World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: categoryPhrases.phrase.deepen_your_appreciation_for_local_ecosystems_through Bike Rental - by Carfield, then make a trip to Naantali Old Town, then hike along The Archipelago Trail, and finally walk around Kultaranta Garden.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trip

Naantali
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Mustasaaren kirkko, see the interesting displays at Terranova, wander the wide-open spaces of Aava Kertun Kotitila, then enjoy breathtaking views from Saltkaret, and finally snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Vaasa road trip tool.

Drive from Turku to Vaasa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Mustasaari
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko
Aava Kertun Kotitila ©
Aava Kertun Kotitila

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Fly from Vaasa to Rovaniemi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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