13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
2
Kemi
— 2 nights
3
Salla
— 1 night
4
Joensuu
— 2 nights
5
Lohjan Island
— 1 night

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 Pyha-Luosto National Park and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. Get in touch with nature at Korouoma Canyon and Kopara Reindeer Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Napapiirin Porofarmi, and get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip planning site.

Brussels, Belgium to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. Traveling from Brussels in July, you will find days in Rovaniemi are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Korouoma Canyon, Kopara Reindeer Park, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

2
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 15th (Mon), head off the coast to Perameren Kansallispuisto and then play a few rounds at Tornio Golf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Kukkolankoski, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church, and finally identify plant and animal life at Kotielainpuisto Arkadia.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kemi day trip planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Kemi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Tornio, Kotielainpuisto Arkadia, Kukkolankoski
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Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
Tornio Golf ©
Tornio Golf
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, thencontemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Salla tour planning site.

Traveling by car from Kemi to Salla takes 3.5 hours. July in Salla sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction

2
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ukko-Koli Hill and Honkaniemi Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Linnansaari National Park and Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Joensuu: Koli National Park (Uhrihalkeama & Rasavaara Observation tower). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Utra Beach and admire the natural beauty at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Joensuu trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Salla to Joensuu by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In July in Joensuu, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lohjan Island.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Linnansaari National Park
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

1
night
Lohjan Island

Lohjan Island
On the 21st (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Paavolan Tammi.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lohjan Island trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Joensuu to Lohjan Island. In July, daytime highs in Lohjan Island are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lohjan Island

Wildlife Parks
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