11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Hong Kong
Fly:  17 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Hong Kong

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 20th (Mon), find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

Before you visit Rovaniemi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Hong Kong, China to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Hong Kong to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Hong Kong in August, with highs in Rovaniemi at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): stroll around Ainolan Puisto and then kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Oulu visit planner.

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Oulu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Oulu, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 23rd (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kuopio online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Oulu to Kuopio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Room Escape Games

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night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tampere driving holiday planner.

Getting from Kuopio to Tampere by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 25th (Sat), find something for the whole family at Tykkimaki Amusement Park.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kouvola trip planner.

Drive from Tampere to Kouvola in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kouvola

Theme Parks
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Tykkimaki Amusement Park ©
Tykkimaki Amusement Park

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night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko, and finally admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lappeenranta vacation planning site.

Traveling by train from Kouvola to Lappeenranta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Imatra Waterfall
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

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nights
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 27th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, thenstep into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenmeet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online trip builder.

Drive from Lappeenranta to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites 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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