9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— Few hours
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Helsinki
— 5 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night

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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 (Fri), admire the striking features of Aleksanterin Kirkko and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tampere attractions planning website.

Riga, Latvia to Tampere is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Riga in June, with highs in Tampere at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Aleksanterin Kirkko ©
Aleksanterin Kirkko

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku route builder.

Drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Moomin World, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. For shopping fun, head to Old Market Hall or Hakaniemi Market. Pack the 2nd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and stop by Marimekko Oyj.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Helsinki online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Shopping Theme Parks

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): make a trip to Lordi's Square, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi vacation website.

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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