13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Kajaani
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Oulu
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  6 h 45 min
End: London

6
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.
Bring the kids along to Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki online visit planner.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Kajaani.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

1
night
Kajaani

Kajaani ©
Kajaani is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 27th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kajaani Church, appreciate the history behind Statue of Per Brahe, and then step into the grandiose world of Kajaani Castle ruins.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kajaani road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Kajaani. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Kajaani

Historic Sites
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Kajaani Church ©
Kajaani Church
Kajaani Castle ruins ©
Kajaani Castle ruins
Statue of Per Brahe ©
Statue of Per Brahe

3
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Bring the kids along to Nallikari Beach and Tietomaa. There's lots more to do: stroll around Ainolan Puisto, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, and admire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Oulu trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Kajaani to Oulu in 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Haukipudas Church
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Tietomaa ©
Tietomaa
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

2
nights
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 31st (Tue): make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and finally stop by Marttiini Store Old Factory. On your second day here, catch a live event at Lappi Areena and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker tool.

You can take a train from Oulu to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. July in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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
Safaris

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