9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Riga
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Tampere
— Few hours
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Riga

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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 landmark architecture of Aleksanterin Kirkko and then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tampere online sightseeing planner .

Riga, Latvia to Tampere is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. In June, Tampere is little chillier than Riga - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

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

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 29th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then head off the coast to Vepsa Island. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then enjoy some diversion at Moomin World, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Moomin World
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

5
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.
Do your shopping at Hakaniemi Market and Flamingo Entertainment Centre. Escape the urban bustle at Korkeasaari Zoo and Aurinkolahti Beach. Pack the 2nd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up 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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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 6th (Sat), make a trip to Lordi's Square, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi road trip planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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