9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Pack the 3rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki attractions planner.

Washington DC, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Washington DC to Helsinki. When traveling from Washington DC in June, plan for colder days in Helsinki, with highs around 65°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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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 6th (Wed): kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and then get your game on at Moomin World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To find out how to plan a trip to Turku, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Turku are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Outdoors

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 8th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planning tool.

Fly from Turku to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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