12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Prague
Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h
2
Oulu
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
3
Kemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Oulu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
6
Helsinki
— Few hours
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Prague

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Haagan Alppiruusupuisto as well as Kaivopuisto. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip tool.

Prague, Czech Republic to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Prague in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Oulu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

few
hours
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 20th (Mon), shop like a local with Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Oulu trip builder website.

Getting from Helsinki to Oulu by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. August in Oulu sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Kemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli
Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus ©
Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus

2
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), visit Sampo Icebreaker, then pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley.

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Traveling by train from Oulu to Kemi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kemi are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Wed) before leaving for Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio
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Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

3
nights
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 22nd (Wed): take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then shop like a local with Marttiini Store Old Factory, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi road trip app.

You can take a train from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
You've now added Koitelinkoski to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral and then explore the activities along Koitelinkoski. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, then examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then stroll around Ainolan Puisto, and finally pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi.

To find reviews and other tourist information, read Oulu trip itinerary builder.

Take a train from Rovaniemi to Oulu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Koitelinkoski
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Koitelinkoski ©
Koitelinkoski
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

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hours
Helsinki

Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then stroll around Sibelius Monument.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki visit planner.

Getting from Oulu to Helsinki by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Fun & Games Parks Shopping
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Room Escape Games
Sibelius Monument ©
Sibelius Monument
Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market

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