11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Vienna

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena, then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi holiday builder website .

Vienna, Austria to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vienna to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Vienna in August: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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 9th (Thu), browse the collection at Turku City Library, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally have fun at Moomin World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and then step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Turku online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

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 11th (Sat): laugh and play at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Viikinsaari Island, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip maker .

Getting from Turku to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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 15th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, tour the pleasant surroundings at Korkeasaari Zoo, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and appreciate the history behind Sibelius Monument.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki vacation builder app .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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