14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Poznan
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Joensuu
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Poznan

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
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 Hiidenkirnut. Visiting Arctic Emotions Oy and Fishing Charters & Tours 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 see reviews, other places to visit, 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 do a combination of train and flight; or drive. 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

Side Trips

Eeron Polku Trail, Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Fishing Charters & Tours
Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy

4
nights
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 Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. Venture out of the city with trips to Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail (in Koli National Park), Kerimaki Church (in Kerimaki) and Savonlinna (Pikkukirkko & Riihisaari). 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 see maps, more things to do, photos, 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

Side Trips

Savonlinna, Koli National Park, Linnansaari National Park, Kerimaki Church, Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto

3
nights
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 Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. 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. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, stroll through Vepsa Island, and take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Joensuu to Turku. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Old Rauma, Naantali Old Town
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo) and Aurlahti Beach (in Lohja). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online day trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 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

Side Trips

Inkoon kirkko, Aurlahti Beach
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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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