9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 1 day
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
4
Inari
— 1 night
5
Turku
— 1 day
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
day
Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. On the 27th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, thenstroll around Riverside Park, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, and finally contemplate the long history of Stromforsin Ruukki.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ruotsinpyhtaa travel route planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Ruotsinpyhtaa is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Ruotsinpyhtaa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in October, expect Ruotsinpyhtaa to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 28th (Sun), fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, thenlook for gifts at Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus, and then take an in-depth tour of Forestry Museum of Lapland.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi route planning website.

Explore your travel options from Ruotsinpyhtaa to Rovaniemi with the Route module. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Ruotsinpyhtaa in October: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Forestry Museum of Lapland ©
Forestry Museum of Lapland
Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus ©
Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus

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night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): head outdoors with Seven Fells Up and then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo online vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Shopping
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, thenrelax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Inari online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Inari in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Inari

Museums
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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day
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku sightseeing planning app.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Turku takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Inari in October, with highs in Turku at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Spas
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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.
On the 1st (Thu), explore the wide array of goods at Stockmann Department Store, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, thenlook for gifts at Taiga Colors, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, and finally browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planning tool.

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 °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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