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
Vaasa
— 1 day
4
Turku
— 2 nights
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, thenHead underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi journey planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. When traveling from Tel Aviv in July, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the activities along Pielinen, get outside with Neitikoski Rapids, and then explore the striking landscape at Uhrihalkeama. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, trek along Akka-Koli Hill, and then stroll through Paha-Koli Hill.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Koli National Park day trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

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day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Vaasa online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Koli National Park to Vaasa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. July in Vaasa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

2
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 6th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. On your second day here, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, browse the collection at Turku City Library, thenstroll through The Archipelago Trail, and finally admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip maker site.

Drive from Vaasa to Turku in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Naantali
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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 10th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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