8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Hameenlinna
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
Hämeenlinna is a city and municipality of about inhabitants in the heart of the historical province of Häme in the south of Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Visavuori, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Church, and then get in on the family fun at Ahvenisto.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hameenlinna trip maker app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Hameenlinna is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Hameenlinna. Traveling from Dubai in March, expect Hameenlinna to be colder, temps between 3°C and -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Visavuori ©
Visavuori
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, get to know the resident critters at Ranua Zoo, and then look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see Santa Claus Office, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi journey planning site.

You can fly from Hameenlinna to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Hameenlinna in March, you will find days in Rovaniemi are a bit cooler (-1°C), and nights are about the same (-9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Turku visit planner.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, Turku is somewhat warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha and then find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha ©
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha

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