13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  4​h 45​min
4
Enontekio
— 3 nights
Travel:  19​h
End: Doha

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi sightseeing planner.

Doha, Qatar to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Doha in July; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 22°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Museums
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
You've now added Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto to your itinerary. On the 31st (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Koli National Park tour planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto

4
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

3
nights
Enontekio

Enontekio ©
You've now added Hetta Huskies to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Jarama WWII Fortification Camp and then surround yourself with nature on Hetta Huskies. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Enontekio Church and then don't miss a visit to Pyhakero.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Enontekio visit planning app .

You can fly from Helsinki to Enontekio in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in August, expect Enontekio to be slightly colder, temps between 18°C and 7°C. You will leave for home on the 8th (Wed).

Things to do in Enontekio

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Jarama WWII Fortification Camp
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Hetta Huskies ©
Hetta Huskies
Pyhakero ©
Pyhakero
Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church

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