8 days in Finland, Finnish Archipelago & Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland, Finnish Archipelago & Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Jamsa
— 1 night
4
Oulu
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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.
On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, thenget engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip builder app.

Ahmedabad, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. In February, Helsinki is colder than Ahmedabad - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, thenshop like a local with Photographic Centre Peri, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Jamsa.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

1
night
Jamsa

Jamsa ©
Jämsä is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, thenfly down the slopes at Himos Ski Resort, and then examine the collection at Vitikkala Manor.

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

Traveling by car from Turku to Jamsa takes 3.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Jamsa can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Jamsa

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Oravivuori Triangulation Tower
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Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Atelier Gallery Kaikkonen.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Oulu trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Jamsa to Oulu in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus ©
Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online trip builder.

Take a train from Oulu to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Oulu, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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