12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Calgary
Fly + Drive:  21 h 45 min
1
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Fly + Train:  3 h 45 min
3
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Calgary

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 27th (Tue), get great views at Saltkaret.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mustasaari online sightseeing planner.

Calgary, Canada to Mustasaari is an approximately 21.5- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Calgary to Mustasaari. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Mustasaari when traveling from Calgary in November, with lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Mustasaari to Rovaniemi with the Route module. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mustasaari in November: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -2°C and lows are around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center, then make a trip to Musical Fountain, and then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lahti trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Lahti in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in November, with highs in Lahti at 3°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Lahti

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Musical Fountain
Musical Fountain

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 1st (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, stay fit while traveling at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Vepsa Island and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Lahti to Turku in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In November in Turku, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 3rd (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island road trip tool.

Drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Kimito Island are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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.
Head to Old Market Hall and Hakaniemi Marketfor plenty of shopping. Helsinki Cathedral and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, look for gifts at Boss Shop, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurinkolahti Beach.

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

Drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trip

Vantaa
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Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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