11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Kimito Island
— 1 night
4
Savonlinna
— 1 day
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Helsinki Cathedral and Kamppi Chapel of Silence will appeal to history buffs. Pack the 10th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planning site.

Los Angeles, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Helsinki. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in November; daily highs in Helsinki reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenbrowse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church. On the next day, browse the collection at Turku City Library, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally get your game on at Moomin World.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November in Turku, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

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
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Kimito Island itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Kimito Island are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): savor the flavors at Savonlinna Market Square, look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna online attractions planner.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Savonlinna in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Kimito Island in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Savonlinna, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thencatch a live event at Lappi Areena, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. On your second day here, make a trip to Santa Claus Village and then see Santa Claus Office.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip site.

Getting from Savonlinna to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Savonlinna in November: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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