11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 22nd (Mon), browse the different shops at Arctic Circle Mall, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, thenmake a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally catch all the local highlights with Feelapland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally make a trip to Naantali Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then shop like a local with Photographic Centre Peri.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Turku day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Beaches Parks

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

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Pori trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Pori can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

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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 some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Visit Temppeliaukio Church and The Esplanadi Park for their historical value. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, look for gifts at Artisaani, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Helsinki travel route planner.

You can drive from Pori to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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