7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Rovaniemi
1
Rovaniemi
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Rovaniemi

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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 10th (Thu): have fun at Santa Claus Office and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi attractions planner .

In October, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Pack the 13th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online travel route planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Helsinki by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Rovaniemi in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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 15th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Turku journey builder app .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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