8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 day

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 24th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki sightseeing planner.

Athens, Greece to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Athens in August: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
nights
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 27th (Mon): make a trip to Naantali Church, get your game on at Moomin World, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thenwork off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

1
day
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 29th (Wed): see Santa Claus Office and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

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Traveling by flight from Turku to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Turku in August, you will find days in Rovaniemi are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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