16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Harma
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 4 nights
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Naantali
— 2 nights
5
Helsinki
— 5 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Santa Claus Village and Syvasenvaara Fell. Change things up with a short trip to Ranua Zoo in Ranua (about 1h 5 min away). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi driving holiday planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuwait City to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuwait City in July: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 22°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Harma.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Harma

Harma ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Powerpark.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Harma online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Harma in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In July, daily temperatures in Harma can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Harma

Theme Parks
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Powerpark ©
Powerpark

4
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Family-friendly places like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Riihiniemen Uimaranta will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: Pori (Juselius Mausoleum, Yyteri Beach, &more), Viihdeuimala Vesihelmi (in Forssa) and Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Ahvenisto, pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, and take an in-depth tour of Palander House.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere route maker site.

Drive from Harma to Tampere in 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

2
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Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): make a splash at JukuPark Turku, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World. On the next day, browse the collection at Turku City Library, contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Naantali day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Naantali takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Naantali

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
JukuPark Turku ©
JukuPark Turku

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

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.
Kids will enjoy Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Step out of Helsinki to go to Vantaa and see Heureka, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip maker app.

Drive from Naantali to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trip

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha ©
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha

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