9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Salla
— 1 night
3
Oulu
— 1 night
4
Tampere
— 1 night
5
Turku
— 1 night
6
Porvoo
— 1 night
7
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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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): stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary tool.

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 difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from London in August, expect Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 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
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:
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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. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Salla trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Salla in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction

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Oulu

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

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Oulu using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Salla to Oulu takes 4 hours. August in Oulu sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip builder.

Traveling by train from Oulu to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:
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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 Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Turku road trip website.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Moomin World
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
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.
On the 30th (Fri), steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Porvoo trip website.

Traveling by car from Turku to Porvoo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or fly. In August in Porvoo, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:
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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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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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip planning website.

Drive from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 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
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 1:
Highlights from your plan
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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