8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night

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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 18th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, and then kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Bonn, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bonn to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Bonn in October, with highs in Helsinki at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vepsa Island.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Turku online trip maker.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. October in Turku sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Nature Wildlife
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): head outdoors with Seven Fells Up. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Samiland, thencontemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Konijanka Petting Zoo.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Akaslompolo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Turku in October, expect Akaslompolo to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, Samiland
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Samiland ©
Samiland

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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 23rd (Tue): engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and then hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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