8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kazan
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Kazan

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 11th (Sat): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, make a trip to Lordi's Square, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online trip planner .

Kazan, Russia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Kazan to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kazan in August: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Safaris

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 12th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally have fun at Moomin World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): browse the collection at Turku City Library, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then identify plant and animal life at Vepsa Island.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Turku vacation maker tool .

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
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 15th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Theme Parks, #Parks
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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