11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
4
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Beirut

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 18th (Thu), look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi route planner.

Beirut, Lebanon to Rovaniemi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Beirut in October: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 3°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Keimiotunturi Fell, then ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Muonio holiday maker website .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Muonio takes 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Muonio can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Muonio

Nature Parks Trails
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Keimiotunturi Fell ©
Keimiotunturi Fell

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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

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You can drive from Muonio to Pyhatunturi in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in October, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature Parks
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): head off the coast to Viikinsaari Island, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. On your second day here, see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tampere trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Pyhatunturi to Tampere with the Route module. While traveling from Pyhatunturi, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tampere, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Theme Parks Childrens Museums
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, have fun at Moomin World, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and then head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Turku day trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Moomin World, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

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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.
Pack the 26th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, expand your understanding of the military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki journey planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. October in Helsinki sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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