15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  17 h
1
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

8
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 outdoors at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Pack the 4th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, wander the streets of Katajanokka, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker site.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, expect Helsinki to be much colder, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi day trip planning site.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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 9th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku itinerary planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Turku by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, Turku is somewhat warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): get outside with Kuuskajaskari, then examine the collection at Marela Museum House, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rauma trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rauma can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Pori
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kuuskajaskari ©
Kuuskajaskari
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

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