10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland travel route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Rovaniemi
Drive
2
Tornio
— 1 night
Drive
3
Vuokatti
— 1 night
Drive
4
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
6
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Fly
7
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 24th (Sat), make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip planning tool.

Atlanta, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in July; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 22°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tornio.
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:
Highlights from your trip

Tornio

— 1 night
Tornio is a city and municipality in Lapland, Finland. On the 25th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley and then pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Tornio sightseeing tool.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Tornio in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Tornio can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vuokatti.

Things to do in Tornio

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:

Vuokatti

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Vuokatinvaara and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hiukka.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Vuokatti trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Tornio to Vuokatti takes 4.5 hours. In July in Vuokatti, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Vuokatti

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 26:
Highlights from your trip

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Kuopio Art Museum, then ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kuopio travel planner.

You can drive from Vuokatti to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:

Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 28th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral and then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna vacation maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 28:

Kuusamo

— 2 nights
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, and finally hit the slopes at Ruka.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kuusamo trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kuusamo in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to fly to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 30:

Helsinki

— 2 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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 30th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and finally look for gifts at Marimekko.

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Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:

Finland travel guide

4.2
Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Military Museums
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."

Kainuu travel guide

3.8
Theme Parks · Castles · Nature & Parks
Kainuu is one of the 19 regions of Finland . Kainuu borders the regions of Northern Ostrobothnia, North Karelia and Northern Savonia. In the east, it also borders Russia.Boreal forest makes up most of the biome in Kainuu. The forest in Kainuu mostly consists of birches, pines and spruces. The atypical regional geography and landscape consist of lakes, hills and vast uninhabited forest areas.The largest lake in the region is the Oulujärvi, one of the largest lakes in Finland. Its shorelines, open waters and islands in Kainuu belong to the municipalities of Vaala, Paltamo and Kajaani.The highest point in Kainuu is the Iso Tuomivaara, located in the municipality of Hyrynsalmi. The regional climate is continental.Culturally Kainuu is part of larger Eastern-Finnish cultural heritage. The dialect of Kainuu is based on Savonian and Karelian dialects.MunicipalitiesThe region of Kainuu is made up of eight municipalities, of which three have city status (marked in bold).Kajaani sub-region: 23px Kajaani (37,664)23px Paltamo (3,493)23px Ristijärvi (1,356)23px Sotkamo (10,524) Kehys-Kainuu sub-region: 23px Hyrynsalmi (2,432)23px Kuhmo (8,820)23px Puolanka (2,784)23px Suomussalmi (8,342)

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