11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Turku
— 1 day
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
4
Inari
— 2 nights

1
day
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 29th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Turku travel route builder site.

Newark, USA to Turku is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Turku. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Newark in May: high temperatures in Turku hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Katajanokka. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, visit Ullanlinna, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip planning site.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and then get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, thenstroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, thenstop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi holiday planner.

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in June: highs in Rovaniemi hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Inari online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Inari by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, daytime highs in Inari are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Saariselka, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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