9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hameenlinna
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Oulu
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Porvoo
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
8
Helsinki
— Few hours
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Boston

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.
You've now added Kuusijarvi to your itinerary.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel planning app .

Boston, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Boston to Helsinki, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Boston in June; daily highs in Helsinki reach 65°F and lows reach 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for the bus ride to Hameenlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks

Side Trip

Kuusijarvi
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Kuusijarvi ©
Kuusijarvi

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Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
Hame Castle has been added to your itinerary.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Hameenlinna trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by bus from Helsinki to Hameenlinna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Historic Sites Museums
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Hame Castle ©
Hame Castle
Birthplace of Jean Sibelius ©
Birthplace of Jean Sibelius

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You've added Moomin Museum, Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Tue), stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tampere online holiday maker .

You can take a train from Hameenlinna to Tampere in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In July in Tampere, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Moomin Museum ©
Moomin Museum

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Oulu planner .

Do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Oulu in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 54°F. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Auttikongas, Santa Claus Village and Safartica. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take an exotic tour of Safartica.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner .

Traveling by train from Oulu to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safartica ©
Safartica
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Jyvaskyla takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. July in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 51°F at night. On the 5th (Fri), you're off toPorvoo.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally contemplate the long history of Castle Hill.

Plan trip to Porvoo with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Porvoo in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. July in Porvoo sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 55°F at night. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Shopping Historic Sites
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Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Castle Hill ©
Castle Hill

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Helsinki

Helsinki
For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip planner.

Take a bus from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. You will leave for home on the 5th (Fri).

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Tours
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