10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Seattle

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Old Rauma in Rauma, about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, admire the masterpieces at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Turku online trip planner .

Seattle, USA to Turku is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Seattle to Turku due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Seattle in September, with highs in Turku at 60°F and lows at 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Old Rauma, Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Wed), don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Poro Farmi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see maps and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi day trip planning website .

You can fly from Turku to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Turku in October: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 37°F and lows are around 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Museums Nature
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

2
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.
Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and get a taste of the local shopping with Market Square Kauppatori.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki day trip website .

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in October, you will find days in Helsinki are somewhat warmer (48°F), and nights are about the same (35°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

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