11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Beijing
Fly:  11​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Naantali
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Harma
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
6
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Beijing

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.
Family-friendly places like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Nuuksio National Park will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and make a trip to Senate Square.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read our Helsinki vacation planner.

Beijing, China to Helsinki is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Beijing to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Beijing in July; daily highs in Helsinki reach 25°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

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

1
night
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Naantali trip website .

You can drive from Helsinki to Naantali in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July in Naantali, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Naantali

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Turku
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Naantali to Tampere by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
On the 22nd (Mon), head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Vaasa holiday planner.

Getting from Tampere to Vaasa by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Harma.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Harma

Harma ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): find something for the whole family at Powerpark.

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You can drive from Vaasa to Harma in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Harma are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Harma

Theme Parks
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Powerpark ©
Powerpark

1
night
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 24th (Wed): catch some excitement at Feelapland, then see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Harma to Rovaniemi in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. In July, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games Wildlife Tours
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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