11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
2
Koli National Park
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 9th (Fri), look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, thenHead underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi travel planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dubai in August, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Parks Nature
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
On the 10th (Sat), trek along Akka-Koli Hill, trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, thenhike along Paha-Koli Hill, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In August in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, and then stroll through The Archipelago Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: get your game on at Moomin World, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Koli National Park to Turku. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

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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 16th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip builder.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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