12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

6
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Popular historic sites such as Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: visit Katajanokka, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
nights
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 12th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park, stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get a sense of the local culture at Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church. And it doesn't end there: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Lifestyle.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Turku in March, expect Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Theme Parks
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Arctic Lifestyle ©
Arctic Lifestyle

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