17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
4
Turku
— 1 night
5
Pori
— 2 nights
6
Mustasaari
— 1 night
7
Savonlinna
— 1 night
8
Helsinki
— 4 nights

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): catch a live event at Lappi Areena, thensee Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary builder.

Guwahati, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Guwahati to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Guwahati in July: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 13th (Fri), hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Saariselka

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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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 14th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko, thenexamine the collection at Spy Museum, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Suolijarvi Beach, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere online day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Saariselka to Tampere in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Saariselka in July, you will find days in Tampere are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenkick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thenget your game on at Moomin World, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naantali Church.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Turku travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 18th (Wed), walk around Kirjurinluoto, thenmake a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Pori trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Pori sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 19th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mustasaari trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Mustasaari takes 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko and then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mustasaari to Savonlinna. In July, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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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 (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki journey planning website.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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