12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Kimito Island
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights

1
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 15th (Sat): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, make a trip to Santa Claus Office, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On the next day, catch a live event at Lappi Areena, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi vacation planner.

New York City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in Rovaniemi are cooler (°F), and nights are a bit cooler (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On your second day here, step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tampere vacation planning app.

Do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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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 19th (Wed), get lost in a book at Turku City Library, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get your game on at Moomin World. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku road trip website.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 21st (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kimito Island trip planning website.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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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 23rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Helsinki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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