8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Baden-Baden
Train + Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Helsinki
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Baden-Baden

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, thendon't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and finally take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

Plan my day in Rovaniemi using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Baden-Baden, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 10-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Baden-Baden to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Baden-Baden, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of -1°C to lows of -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi takes 2 hours. Traveling from Rovaniemi in March, expect slightly colder with lows of -13°C in Pyhatunturi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature Parks
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): glide through natural beauty at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Muonio sightseeing site.

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Muonio by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Muonio

Nature Parks Winter Sports
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages

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day
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Helsinki takes 12 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Muonio in March, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 14th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Kouvola trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Kouvola takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature Parks
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

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 15th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Vepsa Island and then identify plant and animal life at Kurjenrahka National Park.

Plan my day in Turku using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Kouvola to Turku in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. On the 16th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

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