8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 13th (Wed), take a stroll through Ullanlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then stop by Katajanokka, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder website.

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 when traveling from London to Helsinki is 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in February: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 0°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 16th (Sat), wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Turku journey planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Turku are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Maupertuis Memorial and Rovaniemi Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arktikum and German Soldier s Cemetery. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Turku in February, things will get slightly colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Maupertuis Memorial
Maupertuis Memorial

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