13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Inari
— 3 nights
3
Kokkola
— 1 day
4
Turku
— 2 nights
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and then browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Berlin, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. August in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Tatuka Reindeerfarm
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Get outdoors at Lemmenjoki National Park and Lake Inari. Discover out-of-the-way places like Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Juutua Nature Trail. There's more to do: experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer and wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Inari trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kokkola.

Things to do in Inari

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

1
day
Kokkola

Kokkola ©
Kokkola is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 7th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at K.H. Renlund Museum, examine the collection at Pedagogy, K.H.Renlund museum, see the interesting displays at Lassander House, K.H.Renlund museum, then take a stroll through Neristan (Old Wooden Town), and finally examine the collection at The Toivonen Animal Park and Peasant Museum.

To find photos and more tourist information, you can read our Kokkola trip itinerary planning website.

Explore your travel options from Inari to Kokkola with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kokkola

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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K.H. Renlund Museum ©
K.H. Renlund Museum
Neristan (Old Wooden Town) ©
Neristan (Old Wooden Town)
The Toivonen Animal Park and Peasant Museum ©

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Step off the beaten path and head to Turku Castle and Vepsa Island. Escape the urban bustle at Teijo National Park and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Step out of Turku to go to Poytya and see Kurjenrahka National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: gain insight at Turku Cathedral and take in nature's colorful creations at Turku University Botanical Garden.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kokkola to Turku takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

3
nights
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.
Visiting Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Aurinkolahti Beach will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Hietaranta Beach. Pack the 13th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Design Museum, and explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki visit planner.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Beaches
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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