6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h
End: London

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi itinerary planner.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in June, things will get slightly colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 18°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Shopping
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Oulu driving holiday planning app .

You can take a train from Rovaniemi to Oulu in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. June in Oulu sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Parks Beaches
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Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo ©
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bock’s Corner Brewery.

Before you visit Vaasa, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Oulu to Vaasa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. June in Vaasa sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Bock’s Corner Brewery ©
Bock’s Corner Brewery

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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 26th (Fri): kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, and finally pedal to the sights with Bike Rental - by Carfield.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Turku trip planner .

You can drive from Vaasa to Turku in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June in Turku, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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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 27th (Sat): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then wander the streets of Katajanokka, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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