9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Pori
— 1 day
3
Naantali
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 6th (Tue), get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then catch all the local highlights with Feelapland.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip maker tool.

Sacramento, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of train, subway, and flight. You can also do a combination of train, subway, and flight; or fly. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Sacramento to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sacramento in August, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 8th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum, kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Pori road trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Pori in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Pori sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

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Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella, thenget your game on at Moomin World, and finally take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Naantali road trip website.

You can drive from Pori to Naantali in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Naantali, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Naantali

Neighborhoods Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trip

Turku
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Galleria Joella ©
Galleria Joella

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Market Square Kauppatori and Artisaani. Attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. Pack the 11th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take a stroll through Katajanokka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online route planner.

Traveling by car from Naantali to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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