11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dubai
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Dubai

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 2nd (Thu): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park, then steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and finally grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your game on at Moomin World, find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island, then admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail, and finally admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Turku road trip planning website.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Turku is an approximately 12- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Turku is minus 2 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in June, with highs in Turku at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

2
nights
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 4th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and finally have fun at Santa Claus Office. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip builder.

You can fly from Turku to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
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 6th (Mon), stroll through Paha-Koli Hill, hike along Akka-Koli Hill, hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, then take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and finally explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama, make a trip to Paateri, then see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, then look for gifts at Koli Shop Retkitupa, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park online road trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, have some family-friendly fun at Labyrinth Games Room Escape, browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

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Explore your travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki with the Route module. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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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