14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Posio
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Saariselka
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

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.
Visit Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach for some beach relaxation. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo, and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki online trip planner .

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

4
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Visiting Ruka and Julma Olkky will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Posio: Jalavan Kauppa (in Taivalkoski) and Kuusamo (Kiutakongas Rapids, Karhunkierros, & more).

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Posio trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Posio. Traveling from Helsinki in June, things will get little chillier in Posio: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kuusamo, Jalavan Kauppa
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Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 29th (Sat), look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and finally see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Posio to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Luosto, Church of Sodankyla
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 3rd (Wed), get interesting insight from Tours and then see the interesting displays at Siida. On the next day, get outside with Lake Inari, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Saariselka trip planning tool .

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida ©
Siida
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

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