9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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.
Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Helsinki Cathedral and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Venture out of the city with trips to Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and take in the pleasant sights at Uutelan luontopolku.

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

Queenstown, New Zealand to Helsinki is an approximately 30-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Queenstown to Helsinki. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Paavolan Tammi, Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Terranova and then explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vaasa online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Vaasa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and then identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Rovaniemi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Safaris

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