12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 26th (Wed), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi road trip planning tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in June, with highs in Rovaniemi at 18°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Paha-Koli Hill, hike along Akka-Koli Hill, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, and explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): browse the collection at Turku City Library, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, and then trek along The Archipelago Trail. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

Discover how to plan a Turku trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Turku in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

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.
Pack the 5th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, admire the natural beauty at Observatory Hill Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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