14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ottawa
+3
Train + Bus + Fly + Bus:  18 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
2
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Ottawa

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 5th (Wed), revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary website.

Ottawa, Canada to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17- hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. In September, Rovaniemi is a bit cooler than Ottawa - with highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Museums Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mustasaari trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rovaniemi to Mustasaari. In September, daily temperatures in Mustasaari can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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 8th (Sat): stop by Keittioelamaa and then stroll through Suolijarvi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, then examine the collection at Spy Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Emil Aaltosen Museo, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere online route maker.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Tampere in 4 hours. September in Tampere sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Beaches
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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 11th (Tue): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, and finally gain insight at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. September in Turku sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

5
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.
Pack the 14th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki holiday builder app.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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