11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Porvoo
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night

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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 30th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Observatory Hill Park, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

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Bangkok, Thailand to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 5 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Bangkok in May, with highs in Helsinki at 18°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): examine the collection at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, then look for gifts at Riimikko, then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Runeberg Park, have fun at Porvoo Swimming Pool, steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill, and finally trot along with Savijarvi Gard Manor.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Porvoo trip tool.

You can drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Porvoo

Shopping · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

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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 2nd (Sun): let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

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You can drive from Porvoo to Turku in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 4th (Tue), Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, and finally take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi online road trip planner.

You can fly from Turku to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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