8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Boise
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Boise

1
night
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 7th (Wed): stop by Your Piece Of Finland and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi travel planner .

Boise, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Boise to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boise in August, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, around 49°F, while days are colder, around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

4
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.
Pack the 12th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, shop like a local with Market Square Kauppatori, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki online holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in August, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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