11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 day
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Turku
— 1 night
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online trip planner.

Newark, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. When traveling from Newark in July, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Fun & Games
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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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 21st (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trip

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

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then don't miss a visit to Riihisaari, and finally step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, take in the dramatic natural features at Punkaharju Ridge, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Savonlinna takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in July, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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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 26th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Helsinki holiday builder.

Drive from Savonlinna to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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