11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  14 h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Bus:  45 min
2
Porvoo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  17 h
End: Bangkok

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.
Pack the 30th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner .

Bangkok, Thailand to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Bangkok to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in May; daily highs in Helsinki reach 18°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
nights
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, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, then stop by Riimikko, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Runeberg Park, enjoy some diversion at Porvoo Swimming Pool, contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill, and finally admire all the interesting features of Savijarvi Gard Manor.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Porvoo online travel route builder .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Porvoo sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Porvoo

Shopping Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Savijarvi Gard Manor
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Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 2nd (Sun), have fun at Adventure Park, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): get your game on at Moomin World, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then browse the exhibits of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Turku tour itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Turku takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Turku are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

1
night
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 (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip maker .

You can fly from Turku to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Wildlife Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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