13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Helsinki
— 6 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.
Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Lordi's Square, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

Plan my day in Rovaniemi using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Fun & Games
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Arctic Lifestyle ©
Arctic Lifestyle
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 31st (Fri), stroll through Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Aleksanterin Kirkko.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere route tool.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums · Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Aleksanterin Kirkko ©
Aleksanterin Kirkko

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally make a trip to Archangel Michael's church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Turku driving holiday planner.

Drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

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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 5th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, stroll around The Esplanadi Park, and steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

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Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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