10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
bus:  1​h 30​min
1
Hameenlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Oulu
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Joensuu
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): stroll around Aulanko, then examine the collection at Museo Militaria, then explore the historical opulence of Hame Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Birthplace of Jean Sibelius. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Evo Hiking Area, then get engrossed in the history at Palander House, and then get in on the family fun at Ahvenisto.

Plan trip to Hameenlinna with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Helsinki to Hameenlinna is an approximately 1.5-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Hameenlinna can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Aulanko ©
Aulanko
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Museo Militaria ©
Museo Militaria

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, then examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Toivolan Vanha Piha, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Tourujoen luontopolku.

To see photos and other tourist information, read Jyvaskyla trip itinerary site .

Drive from Hameenlinna to Jyvaskyla in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Oulu.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Fun & Games Parks
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The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Room Escape Games
Toivolan Vanha Piha ©
Toivolan Vanha Piha

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Oulu is known for shopping, beaches, nightlife, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Ainolan Puisto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Oulu Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, and identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Oulu online trip maker .

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Oulu in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Safaris

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 30th (Mon), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

For maps and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi day trip planner.

Getting from Oulu to Rovaniemi by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. September in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. On the 2nd (Wed), examine the collection at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, make a trip to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, then admire the masterpieces at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, then admire the natural beauty at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, and finally stop by Kauppakeskus Iso Myy.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Joensuu trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rovaniemi to Joensuu. October in Joensuu sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Joensuu

Museums Parks Shopping
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