12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  6 h
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Mustasaari
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h
4
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online trip itinerary planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, expect Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 27th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna road trip planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Rovaniemi to Savonlinna in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 29th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mustasaari online trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Savonlinna to Mustasaari with the Route module. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Rauma.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 30th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House, explore the ancient world of The Ruins of the Church of the Holy Trinity, then admire the masterpieces at Rauma Art Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, and finally look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rauma tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Rauma takes 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Rauma can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum ©
Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

2
nights
Turku

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 31st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally delve into the distant past at Kuusisto Bishop's Castle.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip builder site.

Drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Kuusisto Bishop's Castle, Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Kuusisto Bishop's Castle ©
Kuusisto Bishop's Castle

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kimito Island trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Pack the 5th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, look for gifts at Boss Shop, stroll around The Esplanadi Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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