13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Toulouse
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Kalajoki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Kaskinen
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
8
Rauma
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Toulouse

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then take a stroll through Katajanokka, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Finland, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, then take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and finally explore the world behind art at Design Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Helsinki travel route tool .

Toulouse, France to Helsinki is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Toulouse to Helsinki is 1 hour. When traveling from Toulouse in October, plan for colder days in Helsinki, with highs around 10°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Museums, #Neighborhoods, #Spas
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma ©
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): head outdoors with Seven Fells Up and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pakasaivo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Keimiotunturi Fell and then ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo travel planner .

Getting from Helsinki to Akaslompolo by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, Akaslompolo is slightly colder than Helsinki - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Muonio
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo
Keimiotunturi Fell ©
Keimiotunturi Fell

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and then catch some excitement at Feelapland.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kalajoki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Fun & Games
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German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

1
night
Kalajoki

Kalajoki ©
Kalajoki is a coastal town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): enjoy some diversion at Jukupark Kalajoki and then head outdoors with Maakalla.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kalajoki trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Kalajoki by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Rovaniemi in October, expect nights in Kalajoki to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Kalajoki

#Outdoors, #Fun & Games
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Maakalla ©
Maakalla
Jukupark Kalajoki ©
Jukupark Kalajoki

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
On the 26th (Fri), head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Vaasa using our trip planner.

You can drive from Kalajoki to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. In October in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kaskinen.

Things to do in Vaasa

#Nature, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Kaskinen

Kaskinen ©
Kaskinen is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Salgrund Pilot Station, get engrossed in the history at Lebellska kopmansgarden, then don't miss a visit to Ulrika Eleonora Church, and finally examine the collection at Carlsro Museum.

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Traveling by car from Vaasa to Kaskinen takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Kaskinen are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Kaskinen

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kristiinankaupunki
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Carlsro Museum ©
Carlsro Museum
Ulrika Eleonora Church ©
Ulrika Eleonora Church

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To plan Pori vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Kaskinen to Pori in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Pori

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

3
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): gain insight at Turku Cathedral and then stroll through Vepsa Island. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rauma holiday site .

Drive from Pori to Rauma in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rauma

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Turku, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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