9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

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

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 3rd (Sun), make a trip to Lordi's Square, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in February; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

2
nights
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 4th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then browse the exhibits of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Vepsa Island and then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in February, with highs in Turku at 0°C and lows at -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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 6th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In February in Tampere, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rock Church and Helsinki Cathedral. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, enjoy some friendly competition at Flamingo Entertainment Centre, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki route builder website .

Getting from Tampere to Helsinki by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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