11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
2
Oulu
— 1 night
3
Kuopio
— 4 nights
4
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Arctic Emotions Oy and then identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi journey maker website.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dubai to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in August: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks
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Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach and then walk around Hupisaaret Park.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Oulu online itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Rovaniemi to Oulu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park

4
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto and Venajanhiekka. Take a break from the city and head to Paha-Koli Hill and Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail. Take a break from Kuopio with a short trip to Herajarvi Hiking Trail in Koli National Park, about 2 hours away. Next up on the itinerary: catch a movie at Entertainment Center IsoCee and take a leisurely stroll along Kuopio Harbor.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kuopio tour planner.

Drive from Oulu to Kuopio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Rautavaara
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, thenbrowse the range of quality goods at Prisma, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lappeenranta trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Kuopio to Lappeenranta by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. August in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Imatra Waterfall
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Prisma ©
Prisma

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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.
On the 19th (Mon), find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenadmire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Market Square Kauppatori.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planning site.

Drive from Lappeenranta to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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