9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Gothenburg
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly + 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

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
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Gothenburg, Sweden to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Gothenburg to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Gothenburg in October, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between 3°C and -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Mustasaari online road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Rovaniemi to Mustasaari with the Route module. When traveling from Rovaniemi in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mustasaari: temperatures range from 8°C by day to 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
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.
On the 20th (Sat), browse the collection at Turku City Library, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thenwork off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenlearn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church, get your game on at Moomin World, and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Turku sightseeing planning tool.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Turku in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Naantali
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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