11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip website.

Berlin, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 5th (Sun), meet the residents at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Aleksanterin Kirkko, and then stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere online itinerary planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Tampere by combination of flight and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Aleksanterin Kirkko ©
Aleksanterin Kirkko

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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 7th (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 11th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helsinki itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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