9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Gothenburg
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Mustasaari
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Gothenburg

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker website .

Gothenburg, Sweden to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, Rovaniemi is little chillier than Gothenburg - with highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mustasaari road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Mustasaari takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Rovaniemi in October, expect nights in Mustasaari to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naantali Church, enjoy some diversion at Moomin World, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vepsa Island.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Mustasaari to Turku in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

4
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.
Pack the 24th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, appreciate the history behind Sibelius Monument, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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