11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
2
Helsinki
— Few hours
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

6
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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Galleria Lapinlahti will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Helsinki Cathedral and Kamppi Chapel of Silence for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Hiidenkirnut (in Askola) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get outside with Haagan Alppiruusupuisto, and hike along Pornaistenniemi Nature Trail.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. You'll set off for Helsinki on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Vantaa, Nuuksio National Park, Hiidenkirnut
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

few
hours
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and then take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

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

Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma ©
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Moomin Snowcastle, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, see Santa Claus Office, thenengage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, thenget in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and finally revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in October, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. You will leave for home on the 22nd (Tue).

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

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