14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Joensuu
— 4 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ranua Zoo and Fishing Charters & Tours. Visiting Hiidenkirnut and Arctic Emotions Oy will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Eeron Polku Trail in Pello (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi and get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi vacation maker tool.

Poznan, Poland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Poznan in August: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Fishing Charters & Tours
Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy

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Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. We've included these beaches for you: Utra Beach and Honkaniemi Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Olavinlinna Castle and Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Savonlinna (Pikkukirkko & Riihisaari), Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto (in Lieksa) and Kerimaki Church (in Kerimaki). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park, stop by Koli Shop Retkitupa, and make a trip to Joensuu Church.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Joensuu trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Rovaniemi to Joensuu with the Route module. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Sun) before leaving for Turku.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Get a sense of the local culture at Turku Cathedral and Naantali Old Town. Step out of Turku with an excursion to Old Rauma in Rauma--about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, stroll through Vepsa Island, and learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Turku online tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Joensuu to Turku by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 2:
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Helsinki

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo) and Aurlahti Beach (in Lohja). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Helsinki journey builder app.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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