11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland travel planner

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— Few hours
2
Kajaani
— 2 nights
3
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
4
Kittila
— 1 night
5
Kilpisjarvi
— 2 nights
6
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
7
Oulu
— 2 nights
8
Vaasa
— 1 day

few
hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Hietaniemi Cemetery, thenadmire the striking features of Old Customs House, and finally don't miss a visit to SkyWheel Helsinki.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Helsinki. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Kajaani.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Hietaniemi Cemetery ©
Hietaniemi Cemetery
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach
SkyWheel Helsinki ©
SkyWheel Helsinki

2
nights
Kajaani

Kajaani ©
Kajaani is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Vuokatinvaara, thenkick back and relax at Hiukka, thenhead outdoors with Kainuun Vaellustalli, and finally get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Kajaani art museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Kajaani Church, appreciate the history behind Statue of Per Brahe, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Paltaniemi Church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kajaani Castle ruins.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kajaani route maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Kajaani. In July, daytime highs in Kajaani are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Kajaani

Historic Sites Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Vuokatti, Sotkamo, Paltaniemi Church
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Paltaniemi Church ©
Paltaniemi Church
Kajaani Castle ruins ©
Kajaani Castle ruins
Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, explore by horseback at Nurminiemen ratsutila/riding stables, thenwander the wide-open spaces of Kujala Reindeer Farm, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Pentik Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Jalavan Kauppa, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Julma Olkky, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Predator Center in Kuusamo.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Kuusamo day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Kajaani to Kuusamo in 3 hours. July in Kuusamo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Pentik Hill, Jalavan Kauppa
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Nurminiemen ratsutila/riding stables ©
Nurminiemen ratsutila/riding stables
Julma Olkky ©
Julma Olkky
Jalavan Kauppa ©
Jalavan Kauppa

1
night
Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Sarestoniemi Museum, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila, and then make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kittila attractions planning app.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Kittila in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Kittila sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Kittila

Museums

Side Trip

Sarestoniemi Museum
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

2
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): make a trip to Saana and then admire the sheer force of Tsahkal Falls.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kilpisjarvi visit planner.

Traveling by car from Kittila to Kilpisjarvi takes 4 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Kittila in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kilpisjarvi: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Saana ©
Saana

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 10th (Fri), get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, thentry your luck at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, thendon't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi attractions planner.

You can drive from Kilpisjarvi to Rovaniemi in 5.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. Traveling from Kilpisjarvi in July, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nightlife Historic Sites Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Lordi's Square ©
Lordi's Square

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 11th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, walk around Hupisaaret Park, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at Outdoors Oulu Oy, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Nallikari Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, University of Oulu, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Koitelinkoski.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Oulu day trip site.

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Oulu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Oulu sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Koitelinkoski
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Outdoors Oulu Oy ©
Outdoors Oulu Oy
Koitelinkoski ©
Koitelinkoski

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 13th (Mon), snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta, pause for some serene contemplation at Mustasaaren kirkko, hike along Bjorko-Panike Hiking Trail, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Hietasaaren uimaranta, and finally get outside with Setterbergin Puisto.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Vaasa road trip website.

You can drive from Oulu to Vaasa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Vaasa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vaasa

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Mustasaari
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta
Setterbergin Puisto ©
Setterbergin Puisto
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko