11 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Turku Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Turku Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland vacation planner

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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi
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Turku
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Helsinki

— 3 nights

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, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, make a trip to Senate Square, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online visit planner.

Austin, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Austin in November, things will get colder in Helsinki: highs are around 40°F and lows about 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 4:

Rovaniemi

— 3 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for museums, wildlife, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in November, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°F and 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to fly to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Parks · Fun & Games · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 7:

Turku

— 3 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, and hike along Bike Rental - by Carfield.

Start your trip to Turku by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Turku in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in November; daily highs in Turku reach 40°F and lows reach 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 10: