14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

3
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.
Pack the 8th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in July: highs in Helsinki hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
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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.
On the 9th (Tue), have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then make a trip to Naantali Old Town, and then stroll through The Archipelago Trail.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip maker website .

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Trails Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 11th (Thu), see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi holiday website .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Parks Museums
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, museums, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, trek along Akka-Koli Hill, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, and stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill.

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You can drive from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

2
nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire the striking features of Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, make a trip to Linden Esplanade, then hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kotka holiday builder website .

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Kotka takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo

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