8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Vaasa
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Naantali
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Bucharest

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip planning site .

Bucharest, Romania to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bucharest in July, expect Helsinki to be little chillier, temps between 25°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take an unorthodox tour of Uhrihalkeama, stroll through Akka-Koli Hill, and then hike along Paha-Koli Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Koli National Park online trip itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Koli National Park. In July, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): get interesting insight from Feelapland, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Drive from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Feelapland ©
Feelapland
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Vaasa trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Vaasa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. On the 24th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naantali Church and then have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Naantali road trip planning site .

Drive from Vaasa to Naantali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, daytime highs in Naantali are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 24th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naantali

Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Naantali Church ©
Naantali Church

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