13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Oulu
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
3
Kemi
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
5
Inari
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sibelius Monument. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Porvoo to see Porvoo Old Town about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo, make a trip to Market Square Kauppatori, and contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki journey planner.

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. November in Helsinki sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Room Escape Games
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 4th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Hupisaaret Park, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then explore the world behind art at Oulun Taidemuseo, and finally appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Kauppahalli, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, University of Oulu, then see the interesting displays at Oulun Automuseo, and finally get outside with Superpark Oulu.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Oulu trip planning app .

Getting from Helsinki to Oulu by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in November, with highs in Oulu at 1°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Kemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Botanical Garden, University of Oulu ©
Superpark Oulu ©
Superpark Oulu
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), then admire the striking features of Kemi Church, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kemi trip planner.

Getting from Oulu to Kemi by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Kemi can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Tornio Church ©
Tornio Church

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Auttikongas and Syvasenvaara Fell. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Kopara Reindeer Park (in Luosto), Korouoma Canyon (in Posio) and Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, and snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip planning site .

You can take a train from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Kemi in November: highs in Rovaniemi hover around -2°C, while lows dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pyha-Luosto National Park, Korouoma Canyon, Kopara Reindeer Park
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Inari trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or take a bus. November in Inari sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -10°C at night. You will leave for home on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Inari

Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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