38 days in Finland Itinerary

38 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
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Turku
— 8 nights
Drive
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Tampere
— 7 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Rovaniemi
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Rovaniemi
— 9 nights
Fly
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Helsinki
— 11 nights
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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore Turku's surroundings by going to ArtBank (in Pargas), Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya) and Rauma (The Old Town Hall Museum, Old Rauma, &more). Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, attend a concert at Sibeliusmuseum, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planning app.

Taipei, Taiwan to Turku is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Taipei to Turku due to the time zone difference. In September, Turku is cooler than Taipei - with highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 20:
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Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
Sibeliusmuseum ©
Concert
Sibeliusmuseum
4.4
Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

7
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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Juselius Mausoleum (in Pori), Helvetinjarven Kansallispuisto (in Ruovesi) and Hameenlinna (Aulanko & Hame Castle). Pack the 21st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island, and look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 27:
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Wildlife Area
Hatanpaa Arboretum
4.9

9
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovaniemi: Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto) and Ranua Zoo (in Ranua). The adventure continues: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, get a taste of local nightlife at 66 Arctic Adventures, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

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Do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tampere in September: highs in Rovaniemi hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 6:
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Arktikum ©
History Museum
Arktikum
4.1

11
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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.
Pack the 8th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in October, you will find days in Helsinki are a bit warmer (10°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks
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