9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Oulu
— 1 night
Fly + train:  4​h 15​min
4
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Turku
— 1 night
6
Porvoo
— 1 night
bus:  45​min
7
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In August, Rovaniemi is a bit cooler than London - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Historic Sites Shopping Fun & Games
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German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 26th (Mon), fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Salla online driving holiday planner .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Salla in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Salla are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park and then kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach.

Plan a Oulu trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Salla to Oulu in 4 hours. In August in Oulu, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach

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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 28th (Wed), see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tampere trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Oulu to Tampere takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Childrens Museums Museums Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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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 29th (Thu): examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip maker app .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Turku

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

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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 30th (Fri): contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fredrika Runebergs Park, get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Porvoo online tour itinerary maker .

Drive from Turku to Porvoo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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