7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Quebec City
Fly:  15​h
1
Helsinki
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Petajavesi
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  19​h
End: Quebec City

1
day
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 3rd (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, then contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Helsinki sightseeing planner.

Quebec City, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Quebec City in February, things will get a bit warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 0°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Room Escape Games
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kimito Island holiday planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Kimito Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Kimito Island are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Manor ©
Soderlangvik Manor

1
night
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 6th (Wed): browse the collection at Turku City Library, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then soothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Turku online route planner .

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Turku, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Beaches
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Turku to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Turku in February, things will get little chillier in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Petajavesi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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day
Petajavesi

Petajavesi ©
Petäjävesi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland, next to Jyväskylä and is part of the Central Finland region. For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Petajavesi trip tool .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Petajavesi by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in February: highs in Petajavesi hover around -2°C, while lows dip to -9°C. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Petajavesi

Historic Sites
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Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church

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