6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  27​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Fly + train:  4​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Melbourne


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1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then look for gifts at LAURI.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi route builder tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Rovaniemi is cooler than Melbourne - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip site .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in April: highs in Tampere hover around 8°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Ett Hem Museum, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In April, daytime highs in Turku are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums
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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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night
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.
On the 25th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip planning app .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

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