8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 day
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Mustasaari
— 1 night
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Turku
— 1 night
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Kimito Island
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dubai to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in December, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Fun & Games
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mustasaari trip itinerary tool.

Explore your travel options from Rovaniemi to Mustasaari with the Route module. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect Mustasaari to be somewhat warmer, temps between 0°C and -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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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 (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Mustasaari to Turku by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In December in Turku, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kimito Island trip maker website.

Drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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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 18th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip builder.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Helsinki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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