11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Turku
— 1 night
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
4
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
5
Kouvola
— 1 night
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 13th (Thu), enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park, get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island, get your game on at Moomin World, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary website.

Barcelona, Spain to Turku is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Barcelona, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Turku, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Turku

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Naantali
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Adventure Park ©
Adventure Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 14th (Fri), test your problem-solving skills at Makeitout and then explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Vaasa attractions planner.

You can drive from Turku to Vaasa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then let little ones run wild at Angry Birds Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Rovaniemi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): trek along Paha-Koli Hill, tour the pleasant surroundings at Akka-Koli Hill, then stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, then head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, then stop by Koli Shop Retkitupa, and finally explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Koli National Park attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
Highlights from your plan
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kouvola road trip planning website.

Drive from Koli National Park to Kouvola in 5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Kouvola are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

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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: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, and test your problem-solving skills at Labyrinth Games Room Escape.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip builder website.

You can drive from Kouvola to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Labyrinth Games Room Escape ©
Labyrinth Games Room Escape
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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