6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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): examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi travel itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Rovaniemi is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in April, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to 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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, thensee the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tampere itinerary planning website.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Tampere by combination of flight and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; 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 up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Wildlife
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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): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally explore the galleries of Turku Castle.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku attractions app.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Turku are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

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

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip builder site.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. April in Helsinki sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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