9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki online tour planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in February, with highs in Helsinki at 0°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Tampere trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Tampere, with lows of -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
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 8th (Fri): browse the collection at Turku City Library, take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, then work off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip app.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Turku, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 9th (Sat), make a trip to Lordi's Square, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Turku to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Turku in February; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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