12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
3
Porvoo
— 3 nights

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Claus Reindeer as well as Angry Birds Park. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder website.

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in August: highs in Rovaniemi hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Nightlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sibelius Monument. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki journey planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Rovaniemi in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

3
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porvoo: Kotka (Sapokka Water Garden, Maritime Centre Vellamo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, stop by Riimikko, and admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Porvoo holiday builder tool.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Porvoo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Kotka
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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

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