7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
2
Koli National Park
— 1 night
3
Vaasa
— 1 day
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, thenlook for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, thenmake a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

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Marmaris, Turkey to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Marmaris to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Marmaris in May; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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night
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, thenhike along Akka-Koli Hill, and then trek along Paha-Koli Hill. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, thentrek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

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Getting from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Rovaniemi in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Koli National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

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You can drive from Koli National Park to Vaasa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, thenmake a trip to Senate Square, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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