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
— 4 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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi vacation planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In May, Rovaniemi is much colder than Dubai - with highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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History Museum
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: contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, stroll through Akka-Koli Hill, and take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Koli National Park tour itinerary website.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park in 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Water Body
Pielinen
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Neitikoski Rapids
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Hiking Trail
Paha-Koli Hill
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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): hike along The Archipelago Trail, have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Turku online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Koli National Park to Turku by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Fun & Games · Parks · Museums · Trails

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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
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Castle
Turku Castle
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Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
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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 9th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Parks

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