8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 day
2
Mustasaari
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Kimito Island
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 14th (Fri), make a trip to Lordi's Square, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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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 (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mustasaari trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rovaniemi to Mustasaari. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in December; daily highs in Mustasaari reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip maker tool.

Drive from Mustasaari to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

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
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kimito Island tour planning tool.

Drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, thenget to know the resident critters at Korkeasaari Zoo, thendon't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip planning website.

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. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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