10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Inari
— 1 night
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
4
Oulu
— 1 night
5
Kauhava
— 1 night
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights

S M T W T F S
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24

1
night
Helsinki

Helsinki ©

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 11th (Sun), shop like a local with Market Square Kauppatori and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Ironwood, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 20-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Ironwood to Helsinki, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Mon) before leaving for Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 12th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Inari road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Helsinki to Inari in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in August: high temperatures in Inari hover around 62°F and lows are around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

1
night
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi driving holiday app.

Drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): admire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach, and then shop like a local with Kauppahalli.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Oulu trip itinerary tool.

You can take a train from Rovaniemi to Oulu in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in August, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Kauhava.

Things to do in Oulu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli
Oulu Cathedral ©
Oulu Cathedral

1
night
Kauhava

Kauhava
Kauhava is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region, northwest of Helsinki and by the main railway from Helsinki to Oulu. To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kauhava attractions planner.

You can drive from Oulu to Kauhava in 4 hours. In August in Kauhava, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 49°F at night. You will leave for Helsinki on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Kauhava

Nightlife · Theme Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 16:

2
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

On the 16th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, then shop like a local with Old Market Hall, then browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Helsinki attractions tool.

Explore your travel options from Kauhava to Helsinki with the Route module. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park

Similar plans

12 days in Finland BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL April, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL April, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA April, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES February, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM ITALY August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 12 days in Finland BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND April, outdoors, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: April, outdoors, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 12 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SRI LANKA December, culture, romantic, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, romantic Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 13 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans