11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Amsterdam

2
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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 8th (Mon), make a splash at JukuPark Turku is open 1 of September?, then stroll through The Archipelago Trail, then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, and finally take in the architecture and design of Abo Akademi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, stroll around Kupittaa Park, admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally admire the local landmark of Harmonia.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Turku road trip planning app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Turku is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Turku is 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Turku, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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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 in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Arctic Expedition. Discover out-of-the-way places like Johannes Church and Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti). Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Kaitalampi, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, learn about all things military at Submarine Vesikko, head outdoors with Haagan Alppiruusupuisto, and make a splash at The Swimming Stadium.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Pihlajasaari Recreational Park ©
Pihlajasaari Recreational Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Arctic Expedition ©
Arctic Expedition

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Get outdoors at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail and Eräeero T:mi Eero Kortelainen. Step off the beaten path and head to Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto and Paha-Koli Hill. There's still lots to do: trek along Herajarvi Hiking Trail, stop by Koli Shop Retkitupa, see the interesting displays at Koli Nature Centre Ukko, and explore the fascinating underground world of Pirunkirkko.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Koli National Park journey site.

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Koli National Park with the Route module. In June, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Koli
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Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto

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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 16th (Tue): look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then have fun at Angry Birds Park, and finally try to win big at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, then examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi road trip planning website.

Drive from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. June in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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