13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 night
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Kajaani
— 2 nights
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Inari
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— Few hours
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Kokkola
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights

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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
On the 4th (Sat), get interesting insight from Tours, then admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and then take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online travel route planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Helsinki is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone changes from Argentina Standard Time (ART) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Buenos Aires in August, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Kajaani.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors · Adventure · Historic Sites · Tours
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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Kajaani

Kajaani ©
Kajaani is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Kajaani Castle ruins, pause for some serene contemplation at Paltaniemi Church, and then head outdoors with Kainuun Vaellustalli.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kajaani trip builder website.

Getting from Helsinki to Kajaani by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Kajaani are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll set off for Inari on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Kajaani

Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli
Paltaniemi Church ©
Paltaniemi Church
Kajaani Castle ruins ©
Kajaani Castle ruins

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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 7th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Lemmenjoki National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Inari tour builder.

Traveling by car from Kajaani to Inari takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In August, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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hours
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 9th (Thu), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then admire the sheer force of Auttikongas.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Getting from Inari to Rovaniemi by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kokkola.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature · Tours
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Safaris
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas

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Kokkola

Kokkola ©
Kokkola is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 10th (Fri), examine the collection at The Toivonen Animal Park and Peasant Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kannuksen Kirkko, then examine the collection at K.H. Renlund Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Neristan (Old Wooden Town). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Lassander House, K.H.Renlund museum, then see the interesting displays at Pedagogy, K.H.Renlund museum, and then take a stroll through Skata.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kokkola trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Kokkola takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kokkola

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Neristan (Old Wooden Town) ©
Neristan (Old Wooden Town)
Kannuksen Kirkko ©
Kannuksen Kirkko
K.H. Renlund Museum ©
K.H. Renlund Museum

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, then don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church, then admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally hike along The Archipelago Trail. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Abo Akademi, then make a trip to Hanko Water Tower, and then trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip maker.

You can drive from Kokkola to Turku in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

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