8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Naantali
— 1 night
3
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

2
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, walk around Observatory Hill Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki sightseeing planner.

San Diego, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from San Diego to Helsinki. In March, Helsinki is cooler than San Diego - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Naantali.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): hike along The Archipelago Trail, find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, and finally take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Naantali visit planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Naantali takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in March, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Naantali

Museums Trails Parks

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Turku
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Ett Hem Museum ©
Ett Hem Museum

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, thentake in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla tour planner.

You can drive from Naantali to Jyvaskyla in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Naantali in March, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Jyvaskyla. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Fun & Games
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Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Room Escape Games
University of Jyvaskyla ©
University of Jyvaskyla

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Napapiirin Porofarmi, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi travel planner.

You can fly from Jyvaskyla to Rovaniemi in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Jyvaskyla in March: highs in Rovaniemi hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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