22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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22 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  13​h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Levi
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Hameenkyro
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Turku
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Toronto

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Fortress of Suomenlinna. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Rock Church and Stromforsin ruukki. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Kotka (Riverside Park & Santalahti Nature Trail). The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, stop by Marimekko, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Toronto to Helsinki, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, Helsinki is slightly colder than Toronto - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Kotka, Stromforsin ruukki
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Siida and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Get outdoors at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and Lemmenjoki National Park.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Inari driving holiday planner .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Helsinki to Inari in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in September, things will get little chillier in Inari: highs are around 13°C and lows about 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Siida ©
Siida
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 10th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Luosto trip planner .

Traveling by car from Inari to Luosto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in September, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Pyhatunturi
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Safaris

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then stop by Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus, and finally admire the sheer force of Auttikongas.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus ©
Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 13th (Thu), look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo route builder website .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Shopping
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Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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hours
Levi

Levi
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip site .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Levi, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hameenkyro.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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4
nights
Hameenkyro

Hameenkyro ©
Hämeenkyrö is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the former province of Western Finland and is part of the Pirkanmaa region. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Rauma and Kyroskoski. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Yyteri Beach and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. Explore Hameenkyro's surroundings by going to Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya) and Marttinen (in Virrat).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hameenkyro trip itinerary builder tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Levi to Hameenkyro. September in Hameenkyro sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Hameenkyro

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Old Rauma, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Yyteri Beach, Marttinen
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Kyroskoski ©
Kyroskoski
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Relax by the water at Bellevue Beach and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Get in touch with nature at Teijo national park and Kurjenrahka National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen) and Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross & Old Rauma). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, and buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hameenkyro to Turku in 2.5 hours. In September in Turku, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Rauma, Kurjenrahka National Park, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Bellevue Beach, Naantali Church
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma