10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— Few hours
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Tornio
— 1 night
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Vuokatti
— 1 night
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Kuopio
— 1 night
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
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Kuusamo
— 2 nights
7
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

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

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip site.

Atlanta, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Atlanta to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Atlanta in August: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 20°C and lows are around 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

1
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Tornio

Tornio ©
Tornio is a city and municipality in Lapland, Finland. On the 5th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tornio online route planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Tornio in 2 hours. 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 · Historic Sites
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The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley

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Vuokatti

Vuokatti ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Vuokatinvaara and then kick back and relax at Hiukka.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Vuokatti trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tornio to Vuokatti takes 4.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Vuokatti can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Vuokatti

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Vuokatinvaara ©
Vuokatinvaara

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night
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): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, admire the masterpieces 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 see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kuopio tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vuokatti to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. August in Kuopio sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Historic Sites
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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral and then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna planner.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive 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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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, stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, and finally fly down the slopes at Ruka.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kuusamo online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kuusamo takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and finally stop by Marimekko.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel route builder.

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 · Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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