12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Inari
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
5
Mustasaari
— 1 day
6
Savonlinna
— 1 day

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.
Pack the 1st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, and explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker app.

Doha, Qatar to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Doha to Helsinki is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Doha in July, expect Helsinki to be much colder, temps between 25°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

1
night
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 3rd (Fri): browse the collection at Turku City Library, then contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Turku sightseeing tool.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 4th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Lake Inari, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then hike along Juutua Nature Trail.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Inari route builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Inari takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, Inari is little chillier than Turku - with highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Museums · Parks
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Inari to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Mustasaari vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Rovaniemi to Mustasaari with the Route module. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Savonlinna. In August, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

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