11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Turku
— 1 night
2
Mustasaari
— 1 night
3
Sotkamo
— 1 day
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
5
Lahti
— 1 night
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, thenexplore the galleries of Turku Castle, and then get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Turku road trip app.

Quebec City, Canada to Turku is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. In December, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mustasaari vacation maker site.

Traveling by car from Turku to Mustasaari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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Sotkamo

Sotkamo
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): stroll through Hiukka and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sotkamo online trip maker.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Sotkamo in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti
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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 21st (Fri), don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, thenidentify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Sotkamo to Rovaniemi takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Sotkamo in December, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): fly down the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center, admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, and then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Lahti route planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Lahti takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, Lahti is a bit warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lahti

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Musical Fountain
Musical Fountain

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church are in your itinerary. Shop till you drop at Old Market Hall and Hakaniemi Market. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, stop by Marimekko, and enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online trip planner.

You can take a train from Lahti to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Lahti in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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