18 days in Finland Itinerary

18 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 8 nights
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Kittila
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, make a trip to Senate Square, and get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki itinerary website.

Sydney, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in November: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 5°C and lows are around 0°C. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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.
On your second day here, browse the collection at Turku City Library, get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, then brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and finally deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Turku are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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Kittila

Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, and then make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Taatsin seita and then explore the world behind art at Sarestoniemi Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kittila travel planner.

You can fly from Turku to Kittila in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, Kittila is slightly colder than Turku - with highs of -3°C and lows of -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Rovaniemi using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kittila to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to -2°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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