11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, then look for gifts at LAURI, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and finally experience the excitement of Feelapland. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi route planner.

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi is minus 8 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Feelapland ©
Feelapland

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 24th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Galleria Joella, browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and finally wander the streets of Naantali Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Vepsa Island, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then shop like a local with Photographic Centre Peri.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip maker app .

Fly from Rovaniemi to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Pori Art Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Pori online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Pori sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

4
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.
Do your shopping at Market Square Kauppatori and Galerie Anhava. Visit Rock Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 46 minutes away). There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Helsinki day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Pori to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

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