22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 14 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Vaasa
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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 Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Espoo (Nuuksio National Park, Kaitalampi, &more). Pack the 12th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Spend the 23rd (Fri) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki tour itinerary planning site.

If you are flying in from Slovenia, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Espoo, Kotka, Vantaa, Ahvenisto, Arboretum Mustila
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
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.
On the 25th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, get your game on at Moomin World, thensee 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 next day: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 27th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. On your second day here, take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta, make a splash at Tropiclandia, and then see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Vaasa trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Turku to Vaasa in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Vaasa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Raippaluodon Silta
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum
Tropiclandia ©
Tropiclandia

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 29th (Thu), make a trip to Santa Claus Village, thensee Santa Claus Office, thenHead underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi road trip planner.

You can fly from Vaasa to Rovaniemi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. 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 Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©

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