13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Tehran
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  4 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Tehran

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum and then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: catch all the local highlights with Feelapland, thenenjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip maker tool.

Tehran, Iran to Rovaniemi is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Tehran to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Tehran in July; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 22°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thenwalk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

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 24th (Wed): get your game on at Moomin World, thenbrowse the exhibits of Turku Castle, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral. On the next day, browse the collection at Turku City Library, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, and then trek along The Archipelago Trail.

Plan trip to Turku with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. Pack the 28th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, get a taste of the local shopping with Market Square Kauppatori, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take an in-depth tour of 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. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You will leave for home on the 31st (Wed).

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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