9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Rovaniemi
— 1 day
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 4 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 2nd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, thenget your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning site.

Beijing, China to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from China Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. In July, Rovaniemi is cooler than Beijing - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel

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night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Vaasa journey planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Vaasa by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Vaasa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

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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 4th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, soothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get your game on at Moomin World.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Turku online trip planner.

Getting from Vaasa to Turku by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Pack the 6th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki vacation maker site.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha ©
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha

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