21 days in Rovaniemi & Turku Itinerary

21 days in Rovaniemi & Turku Itinerary

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Rovaniemi

— 5 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Family-friendly places like Santa Claus Village and Ranua Zoo will thrill your kids. When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Pyha-Luosto National Park in Pyhatunturi, approximately Pyhatunturi away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planning app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, things will get slightly colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can fly to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Nature · Museums · Theme Parks

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Turku

— 15 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Helsinki (Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki Central Railway Station, &more). And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, and examine the collection at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Turku takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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