10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Mikkeli
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Oulu
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Zurich

1
night
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 19th (Mon), examine the collection at Communications Centre Lokki, see the interesting displays at Mannerheim`s Saloon Car, then don't miss a visit to Kenkavero, then take a stroll around Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Cathedral.

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Zurich, Switzerland to Mikkeli is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Zurich in August; daily highs in Mikkeli reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Mikkeli Cathedral ©
Mikkeli Cathedral
Kenkavero ©
Kenkavero

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 20th (Tue), kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, then walk around Ainolan Puisto, and then stroll around Hupisaaret Park. On your second day here, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, get your game on at Oulu Climbing Centre, and then explore the activities along Koitelinkoski.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Oulu online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Mikkeli to Oulu in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daytime highs in Oulu are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Koitelinkoski
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Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Koitelinkoski ©
Koitelinkoski
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Poro Farmi, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Arctic Emotions Oy.

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Traveling by train from Oulu to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Rovaniemi in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

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