13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Porvoo
— 1 day
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
4
Kilpisjarvi
— 3 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— Few hours
6
Helsinki
— Few hours

4
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.
Attractions like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Aurinkolahti Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Step off the beaten path and head to Bellevue Beach and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Pike's Gut (in Hanko) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Helsinki vacation planner.

Newark, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in June, things will get little chillier in Helsinki: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hanko, Teijo National Park
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

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day
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 20th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Church Porvoo, and then get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Porvoo road trip app.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Porvoo are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Museums
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Castle Hill ©
Castle Hill
Orthodox Church Porvoo ©
Orthodox Church Porvoo
Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum ©
Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get outdoors at Arctic Emotions Oy and Napapiirin Porofarmi. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rovaniemi Church and German Soldier s Cemetery. There's lots more to do: engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, try to win big at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, and identify plant and animal life at Feelapland.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi itinerary maker.

Getting from Porvoo to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Porvoo, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

3
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Take a break from the city and head to Tsahkal Falls and Kukkolankoski. Step off the beaten path and head to Jarama WWII Fortification Camp and Saana.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kilpisjarvi trip planning site.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Kilpisjarvi in 5.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Rovaniemi to Kilpisjarvi is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Rovaniemi, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kilpisjarvi, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Nature Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Kukkolankoski, Jarama WWII Fortification Camp
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Saana ©
Saana

few
hours
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi
For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Getting from Kilpisjarvi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 5.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Kilpisjarvi in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. You will leave for Helsinki on the 27th (Thu).

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Helsinki and then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki holiday builder.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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SEA LIFE Helsinki ©
SEA LIFE Helsinki

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