8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Pelkosenniemi
— 1 night
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy.

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Edinburgh, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. In August in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pelkosenniemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Shopping
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Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Pelkosenniemi

Pelkosenniemi ©
Pelkosenniemi is a municipality of Finland.Pelkosenniemi is located in the province of Lapland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): hit the slopes at Pyhatunturi.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Pelkosenniemi trip planning app.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Pelkosenniemi in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Pelkosenniemi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi

1
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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, then see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, and finally savor the flavors at Savonlinna Market Square.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna online trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pelkosenniemi to Savonlinna. In August, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

3
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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