11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, then identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally try to win big at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi tour itinerary planning app.

Newark, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. When traveling from Newark in August, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Paavolan Tammi. Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Step out of Helsinki to go to Porvoo and see Cathedral of Porvoo, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire the striking features of Johannes Church.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Helsinki online vacation maker.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Rovaniemi in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tampere trip planning site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Tampere, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 6th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, then kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Pori day trip tool.

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Pori are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Turku Castle and Uto. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Turku Cathedral and Nagu Church. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, hike along The Archipelago Trail, admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden, and admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel.

Plan my day in Turku using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in September, and nighttime lows around 44°F. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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