8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 day

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki journey planning app.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. In September, Helsinki is slightly colder than London - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
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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 12th (Thu): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and finally gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Turku online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In September in Turku, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Turku

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Museums

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Paateri, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, and explore the activities along Pielinen.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park road trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Koli National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In September in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Paateri ©
Paateri
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip builder app.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature · Museums · Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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