11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Joensuu
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Cairo

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Luosto to see Luosto Adventures about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, experience rural life at Orbas Reindeer Farm, and see Santa Claus Office.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning app .

Cairo, Egypt to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, Rovaniemi is colder than Cairo - with highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Luosto Adventures
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

3
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Joensuu: Paateri (in Lieksa) and Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli). The adventure continues: hike along Paha-Koli Hill, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ukko-Koli Hill, and fly down the slopes at Ukko-Koli.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Joensuu trip itinerary maker website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rovaniemi to Joensuu. In October, daytime highs in Joensuu are 6°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Paateri, Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

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

The Route module can help you plan travel from Joensuu to Helsinki. When traveling from Joensuu in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around 10°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

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