13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Barcelona
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
2
Mustasaari
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Barcelona

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 11th (Sat), revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, thensee exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi tour planning website.

Barcelona, Spain to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mustasaari visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rovaniemi to Mustasaari. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Turku.

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

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 14th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Kurjenrahka National Park, have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and then get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Turku holiday planner.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Turku in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Moomin World
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kimito Island travel tool.

Getting from Turku to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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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 a sense of the local culture at Temppeliaukio Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Senate Square. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Pack the 18th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and stroll through Aurinkolahti Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

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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