Route & dates
14 days in Finland Itinerary
Fly + Bus: 19 h 30 min
Rovaniemi— 2 nights
Fly: 5 h 15 min
Turku— 3 nights
Drive: 2 h
Helsinki— 7 nights
Fly: 12 h 15 min
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Official Hometown of Santa Claus
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, nightlife, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and admire the sheer force of Auttikongas.
For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online attractions planner .
Boston, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Boston to Rovaniemi. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Boston in June, with highs in Rovaniemi at 60°F and lows at 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Turku.
Things to do in Rovaniemi
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Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.Let the collections at Turku Castle and Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum capture your imagination. Visit Turku Cathedral and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Kurjenrahka National Park in Poytya (about 50 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: browse the collection at Turku City Main Library, admire the striking features of Kuusisto Manor, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church.
For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Turku travel planner .
You can do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Turku in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Turku are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.
Things to do in Turku
Kurjenrahka National Park, Kuusisto Manor
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Daughter of the Baltic
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 some historical perspective at Temppeliaukion Church and Uspenski Cathedral. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fortress of Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Arboretum Mustila in Elimaki--about 1h 50 min away. Pack the 13th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Finnish Museum of Natural History, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planning site .
Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Helsinki
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