11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Hameenlinna
— 1 night
2
Savonlinna
— 3 nights
3
Koli National Park
— 1 night
4
Suomussalmi
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
6
Oulu
— 1 night
7
Helsinki
— 1 night

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Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
Hämeenlinna is a city and municipality of about inhabitants in the heart of the historical province of Häme in the south of Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Cross Church and then step into the grandiose world of Hame Castle.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Hameenlinna tour planner.

Taipei, Taiwan to Hameenlinna is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Taipei to Hameenlinna due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Taipei in July, with highs in Hameenlinna at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Holy Cross Church
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Hame Castle ©
Hame Castle
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 5th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, and then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hameenlinna to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Imatra, Linnansaari National Park, Kerimaki Church
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): Head underground at Pirunkirkko.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Koli National Park takes 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Koli National Park are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Suomussalmi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Koli Nature Centre Ukko
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Koli Nature Centre Ukko ©
Koli Nature Centre Ukko

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Suomussalmi

Suomussalmi ©
Suomussalmi is a municipality in Finland and is located in the Kainuu region. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Suomussalmi trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Koli National Park to Suomussalmi in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Suomussalmi

Museums
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Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti ©
Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Drive from Suomussalmi to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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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 11th (Wed): stroll through Nallikari Beach, appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, and then hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Oulu travel planner.

Take a train from Rovaniemi to Oulu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Oulu sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli
Toripolliisi ©
Toripolliisi

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Oulu to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral