11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  17​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights
7
Helsinki
— Few hours
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Eeron Polku Trail, Hiidenkirnut and Arctic Husky Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, then take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut, then hike along Eeron Polku Trail, and finally get a dose of the wild on Arctic Husky Farm.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi holiday planner.

Newark, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Newark in July, plan for colder days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 67°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Theme Parks

Side Trips

Arctic Husky Farm, Eeron Polku Trail
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 21st (Sat), deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then make a trip to Naantali Church, and finally take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Turku in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. July in Turku sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum ©
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 22nd (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rauma attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Rauma takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Rauma, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rauma

#Outdoors, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trip

Pori
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 23rd (Mon), take some stellar pictures from Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mustasaari trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Rauma to Mustasaari with the Route module. In July in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Nature, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally get your bearings at Riihisaari.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna road trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Savonlinna. July in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 53°F at night. On the 25th (Wed), you're off toHelsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trips

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Sibelius Monument. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, then learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Theme Parks
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

few
hours
Helsinki

Helsinki
For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner .

You will leave for home on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours
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