11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Turku
— 1 night
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Vaasa
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Koli National Park
— 2 nights
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Kouvola
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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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 13th (Thu): enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park, find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island, have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally deepen your appreciation for local ecosystems through Bike Rental - by Carfield.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Turku online tour builder.

Barcelona, Spain to Turku is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Turku. While traveling from Barcelona, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Turku, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums · Theme Parks

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Adventure Park ©
Adventure Park

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): test your team's savvy at Makeitout and then take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Vaasa trip builder site.

You can drive from Turku to Vaasa in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Fun & Games
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, let the kids burn off some steam at Angry Birds Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

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Fly from Vaasa to Rovaniemi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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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.
On the 17th (Mon), take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, stroll through Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, then hike along Akka-Koli Hill, and finally trek along Paha-Koli Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, then get outside with Neitikoski Rapids, then steep yourself in history at Uhrihalkeama, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. In August, daytime highs in Koli National Park are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kouvola holiday builder.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Kouvola in 5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Kouvola are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature · Parks
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip planning app.

You can drive from Kouvola to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Labyrinth Games Room Escape ©
Labyrinth Games Room Escape
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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