8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

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
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 1 day
train:  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.
On the 10th (Sun), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

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Baden-Baden, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Baden-Baden to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Baden-Baden in March, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, around -9°C, while days are cooler, around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
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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 reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi takes 2 hours. Traveling from Rovaniemi in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Pyhatunturi, with lows of -13°C. Finish up 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): ski along the peaceful trails at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages and then ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Muonio sightseeing planning tool .

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Muonio takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Muonio

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Nature
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©

1
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.
On the 13th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip builder .

Explore your travel options from Muonio to Helsinki with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Muonio in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Kouvola.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Kouvola

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

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Kouvola itinerary maker site .

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Kouvola takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Kouvola sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive 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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku travel route planner .

You can drive from Kouvola to Turku in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In March in Turku, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -5°C at night. On the 16th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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