8 days in Rovaniemi & Turku Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi & Turku Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Rovaniemi

— 4 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi Church and Kemi Church will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Arktikum and Museum - Gallery Alariesto. Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Luosto and see Kopara Reindeer Park, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and explore and take pictures at Napapiirin Porofarmi.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planning app.

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. While traveling from Helsinki, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Turku

— 3 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll explore and learn at Turku Castle and Kylamaki Village of Living History. Turku Cathedral and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Rauma (Old Rauma & The Church of the Holy Cross). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, get your game on at Moomin World, and admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Turku online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Turku takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June in Turku, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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