14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Rovaniemi
1
Rovaniemi
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Rovaniemi

7
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get a sense of the local culture at Arktikum and German Soldier s Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley (in Tornio), Sampo Icebreaker (in Kemi) and Korouoma Canyon (in Posio). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, explore and take pictures at Tatuka Palvelut, take in the exciting artwork at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla.

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Expect a daytime high around 12°C in May, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Sodankyla, The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, Tatuka Reindeerfarm, Korouoma Canyon, Sampo Icebreaker
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Pack the 29th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, make a trip to Senate Square, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki travel route planner.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in May; daily highs in Helsinki reach 18°C and lows reach 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 30th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum, then learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then browse the collection at Turku City Library, and finally explore the world behind art at Turku Art Museum.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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