12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
4
Oulu
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, and admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary maker app.

Chicago, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Chicago to Helsinki, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Chicago in October; daily highs in Helsinki reach 48°F and lows reach 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): browse the collection at Turku City Library, get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, then gear up at Bike Rental - by Carfield, then let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail, have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, then get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island, and finally examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History.

Discover how to plan a Turku trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in October, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): look for gifts at Vitikkala Manor, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Church of Keuruu, and then walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Leivonmaki National Park.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla online trip maker.

You can drive from Turku to Jyvaskyla in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Turku in October, expect nights in Jyvaskyla to be about the same, around 32°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Oulu.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Maki-Matin perhepuisto
University of Jyvaskyla ©
University of Jyvaskyla

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nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 26th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, University of Oulu, then have some family-friendly fun at Oulu Climbing Centre, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Koitelinkoski. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, walk around Hupisaaret Park, then grab your bike and head to Outdoors Oulu Oy, and finally examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Oulu driving holiday planner.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Oulu in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. October in Oulu sees daily highs of 42°F and lows of 33°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Koitelinkoski ©
Koitelinkoski
Outdoors Oulu Oy ©
Outdoors Oulu Oy
Oulu Climbing Centre ©
Oulu Climbing Centre

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