8 days in Rovaniemi, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Rovaniemi, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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.
To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be cooler, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Parks
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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Escape the urban bustle at Teijo national park and Kurjenrahka National Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. There's more to do: examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum and head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku online driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Turku in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Teijo national park, Kurjenrahka National Park
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum ©
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum

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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.
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Rock Church will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Hietaranta Beach. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Fortress of Suomenlinna, tour the pleasant surroundings at Korkeasaari Zoo, explore the world behind art at Design Museum, and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki journey app .

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 19:
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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