22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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22 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 14 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Vaasa
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Helsinki

14
nights
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.
Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Espoo (Nuuksio National Park, Kaitalampi, & more) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). Pack the 12th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Spend the 23rd (Fri) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukion Church, and take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki journey maker site .

If you are flying in from Slovenia, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Espoo, Kotka, Vantaa, Hiidenkirnut, Valvilla Factory Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

2
nights
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 25th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, get your game on at Moomin World, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): browse the collection at Turku City Library, then admire the masterpieces at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku online day trip planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 27th (Tue), head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta, then cool off at Tropiclandia, and then examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Vaasa online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Vaasa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Raippaluodon Silta
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Tropiclandia ©
Tropiclandia

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum. On the next day, take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi planning app .

You can fly from Vaasa to Rovaniemi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Theme Parks Parks
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Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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