8 days in Rovaniemi, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  11 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 13th (Fri), Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi journey planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be colder, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature
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3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Turku Castle and Kurjenrahka National Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Cathedral and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Step out of Turku to go to Pernio and see Teijo National Park, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Vepsa Island.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Turku in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Teijo National Park
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Get some historical perspective at Temppeliaukio Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo, and see the interesting displays at Design Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki journey planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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