11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Berlin
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  4 h 30 min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Berlin

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip website.

Berlin, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. 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

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
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 see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, 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: do a combination of flight and bus; 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 take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Aleksanterin Kirkko ©
Aleksanterin Kirkko

3
nights
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.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; 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

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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 11th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, and expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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