8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Taipei
Fly:  19​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Taipei

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip maker tool .

Taipei, Taiwan to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Taipei to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Rovaniemi is much colder than Taipei - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Museums Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

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 14th (Wed): have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, then 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. On your second day here, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, and then hike along The Archipelago Trail.

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Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Turku takes 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 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

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

3
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 18th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Observatory Hill Park.

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Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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