11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
Fly:  20​h
1
Porvoo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  22​h 15​min
End: Jakarta

3
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 21st (Sat), get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop. On the next day, steep yourself in history at St. John's Church, take a stroll around Sibelius Hall, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Hollola.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Porvoo online trip itinerary builder .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Porvoo is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time to Eastern European Time is minus 5 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Jakarta in December, with highs in Porvoo at 1°C and lows at -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Porvoo

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hamina, Sibelius Hall, Arboretum Mustila, Church of Hollola
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 24th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle and then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Turku travel planning app .

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 December in Turku, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take a stroll through Katajanokka, and finally shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki vacation planning tool .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Helsinki are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, look for gifts at LAURI, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and finally take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: catch some excitement at Feelapland and then take an in-depth tour of Rovaniemi Local History Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi sightseeing planning site .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Fun & Games Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
LAURI ©
LAURI

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