16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Turku
— 1 night
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
5
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights

1
night
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): have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, visit Naantali Old Town, and then hike along The Archipelago Trail.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Turku vacation maker site.

Panama City, Panama to Turku is an approximately 34-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Panama City in June, things will get colder in Turku: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Trails

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, thensee the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tampere online day trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 15th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Vaasa trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Tampere to Vaasa by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Vaasa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 16th (Sun), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Pilke Science Centre, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Vaasa to Rovaniemi in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Paha-Koli Hill, contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and make a trip to Paateri.

Plan trip to Koli National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In June, daytime highs in Koli National Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

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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 23rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, make a trip to Market Square Kauppatori, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Koli National Park to Helsinki. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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