9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tehran
bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly + subway:  15​h 30​min
End: Tehran

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.
Let the collections at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rock Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Pack the 22nd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip planning tool .

Tehran, Iran to Helsinki is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tehran to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tehran in October, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 10°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 23rd (Tue), find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

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Traveling by train from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. October in Tampere sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Childrens Museums Theme Parks Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

1
night
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 24th (Wed): browse the collection at Turku City Library, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral.

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Getting from Tampere to Turku by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. October in Turku sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 25th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Turku to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Turku in October, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between 3°C and -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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