14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip itinerary builder

©
Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Oulu
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
5
Kemijarvi
— 2 nights

2
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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip maker site.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thensee the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tampere route builder app.

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, Tampere is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): stroll through Nallikari Beach, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, thenpause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): stroll around Ainolan Puisto, engage your brain at Tietomaa, and then see the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo.

Make your Oulu itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Tampere to Oulu by train takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December in Oulu, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Tietomaa ©
Tietomaa
Oulu Cathedral ©
Oulu Cathedral
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo ©
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, relax in the rural setting at Orbas Reindeer Farm, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi travel route planning site.

Traveling by train from Oulu to Rovaniemi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Oulu in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Kemijarvi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Parks
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©

2
nights
Kemijarvi

Kemijarvi
Kemijärvi is a municipality of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness the site of a historic battle at Joutsijarven Bunkkerit and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ski Resort Suomutunturi.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kemijarvi trip planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Kemijarvi in 1.5 hours. December in Kemijarvi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 15th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kemijarvi

Winter Sports Parks Tours

Side Trip

Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Ski Resort Suomutunturi

Similar Plans

4 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM ISRAEL July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Helsinki & Lapland BY A USER FROM INDIA December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 15 days in Turku & Helsinki BY A USER FROM GERMANY August, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Helsinki & Lapland BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 6 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 20 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SRI LANKA August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 13 days in Finland BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced
See more plans