10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Tornio
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Vuokatti
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
6
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
7
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Atlanta

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 4th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary website .

Atlanta, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Atlanta to Rovaniemi. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Atlanta in August, with highs in Rovaniemi at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tornio.
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Tornio

Tornio ©
Tornio is a city and municipality in Lapland, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley and then pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

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

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rovaniemi to Tornio. In August in Tornio, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Vuokatti.

Things to do in Tornio

Museums
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Vuokatti

Vuokatti ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): get great views at Vuokatinvaara and then kick back and relax at Hiukka.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Vuokatti trip itinerary maker website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tornio to Vuokatti. In August, daytime highs in Vuokatti are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Vuokatti

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Hiukka
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Vuokatinvaara ©
Vuokatinvaara

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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at Kuopio Art Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kuopio trip itinerary builder app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vuokatti to Kuopio. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums
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Kuopio Art Museum ©
Kuopio Art Museum
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral and then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, then stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, and finally fly down the slopes at Ruka.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kuusamo sightseeing planning tool .

Drive from Savonlinna to Kuusamo in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukion Church, then contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Keep things going the next day: 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 walk around The Esplanadi Park, and finally look for gifts at Marimekko.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki visit planning site .

You can fly from Kuusamo to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Kuusamo, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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