13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Tampere
— 4 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to Temppeliaukio Church and Katajanokka. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, visit Ullanlinna, and explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki driving holiday planner.

Marseille, France to Helsinki is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Marseille in August, expect Helsinki to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Naantali Old Town and Turku Castle. Get in touch with nature at Teijo National Park and Vepsa Island. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Naantali, Teijo National Park
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get outdoors at Yyteri Beach and Riihiniemen Uimaranta. Kids will enjoy Rauhaniemi Beach and Ahtari Zoo. Pack the 20th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's still lots to do: stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

Yyteri Beach, Ahtari Zoo
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 21st (Wed), don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, thenHead underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): get interesting insight from Feelapland.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi driving holiday planning tool.

Getting from Tampere to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Tampere in August, plan for little chillier days in Rovaniemi, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

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