11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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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.
Get outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Hiidenkirnut. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). There's lots more to do: deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and wander the streets of Katajanokka.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki online trip maker.

Sydney, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Helsinki. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll get in some beach time at Bellevue Beach and Vepsa Island. Get in touch with nature at Teijo National Park and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. It doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town and admire the local landmark of Harmonia.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

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National Park
Teijo National Park
4.6

1
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 25th (Sun), examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Wildlife Area
Hatanpaa Arboretum
4.9
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Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
4.8

2
nights
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 26th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy and then identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi. On the next day, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see ratings and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip site.

Do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in August, you will find days in Rovaniemi are a bit cooler (20°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Wildlife Area
Arctic Emotions Oy
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Safari
Safaris
4.4

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