14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Oulu
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Kuhmo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Rantasalmi
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Suomussalmi
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
7
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
End: Helsinki

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, step into the grandiose world of Fortress of Suomenlinna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki itinerary maker app .

If you are flying in from Philippines, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 18th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, steep yourself in history at Kauppahalli, then appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, and finally stroll through Nallikari Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ainolan Puisto, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Oulu day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Oulu takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Oulu sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Oulu

#Parks, #Beaches, #Wildlife
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus ©
Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

2
nights
Kuhmo

Kuhmo ©
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. Get out of town with these interesting Kuhmo side-trips: Vuokatti (Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti, Vuokatti Bowling, & more). It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Boreal Wildlife Centre.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kuhmo online day trip planner .

You can drive from Oulu to Kuhmo in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Kuhmo

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Theme Parks

Side Trip

Vuokatti
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Boreal Wildlife Centre ©
Boreal Wildlife Centre
Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti ©
Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti
Vuokatti Bowling ©
Vuokatti Bowling

3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 23rd (Thu), identify plant and animal life at The Predator Center in Kuusamo and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids, then get outside with Karhunkierros, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kuusamo online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kuhmo to Kuusamo takes 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Safaris
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros

2
nights
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. Linnansaari National Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum and then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rantasalmi tour website .

You can drive from Helsinki to Rantasalmi in 3.5 hours. In August in Rantasalmi, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Savonlinna
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

2
nights
Suomussalmi

Suomussalmi ©
Suomussalmi is a municipality in Finland and is located in the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): don't miss a visit to The Silent People and then brush up on your military savvy at Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Martinselkonen Wilds Centre and then head outdoors with Hossan Lomakeskus.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Suomussalmi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuhmo to Suomussalmi takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Suomussalmi

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Hossan Lomakeskus ©
Hossan Lomakeskus
The Silent People ©
The Silent People
Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti ©
Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): laugh and play at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by car from Suomussalmi to Tampere takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Tampere

#Theme Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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