8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Mustasaari
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, make a trip to Lordi's Square, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi vacation planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in August: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi
On the 13th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

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Drive from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi in 2 hours. In August in Pyhatunturi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature
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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 14th (Wed), take some stellar pictures from Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

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Drive from Pyhatunturi to Mustasaari in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
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 (Thu): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally enjoy some diversion at Moomin World.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku route builder website .

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Turku takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Rock Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

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You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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