12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, thenHead underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

Plan my day in Rovaniemi using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. In July, Rovaniemi is much colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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nights
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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Paha-Koli Hill, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, and trek along Ukko-Koli Hill.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Koli National Park trip planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

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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.
On the 7th (Sun), have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, thenget engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the collection at Turku City Library, thentake a stroll through Naantali Old Town, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Turku day trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Koli National Park to Turku. In July, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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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 11th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki journey planner.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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