8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London


1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi vacation maker site .

London, UK to Rovaniemi 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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from London in May, with highs in Rovaniemi at 12°C and lows at 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Ett Hem Museum, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kuusisto Manor. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally have fun at Moomin World.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Turku online driving holiday planner .

Fly from Rovaniemi to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Rovaniemi, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Turku, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Moomin World, Kuusisto Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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.
Get some cultural insight at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Appreciate the collections at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Pack the 22nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, putt your heart out at Hohtogolf West Coast, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

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You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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