8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dallas
Fly:  17 h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Dallas

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.
Kids will enjoy Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Pack the 25th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaari Zoo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki visit planner.

Dallas, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Dallas in June; daily highs in Helsinki reach 65°F and lows reach 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

1
night
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 27th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then get your game on at Moomin World.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Turku journey maker site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Turku are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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