8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  8​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Vienna

1
night
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 27th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Poro Farmi, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi driving holiday site .

Vienna, Austria to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vienna to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Vienna in September, expect Rovaniemi to be little chillier, temps between 13°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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 28th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bike Rental - by Carfield, and finally get your game on at Moomin World. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island and then hike along The Archipelago Trail.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Turku in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Rovaniemi in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Turku: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, make a trip to Senate Square, and find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki journey maker site .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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