9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Rovaniemi
— 1 day
2
Saarijarvi
— 1 day
3
Tampere
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 2 nights
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi tour itinerary website.

Madrid, Spain to Rovaniemi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Madrid in November, with highs in Rovaniemi at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Saarijarvi trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saarijarvi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Saarijarvi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks Nature
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 25th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tampere online vacation planner.

Drive from Saarijarvi to Tampere in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

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nights
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 26th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, thenstay fit while traveling at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then identify plant and animal life at Kurjenrahka National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Turku online trip maker.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Helsinki trip simple and quick.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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