14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Oulu
3
Oulu
— 3 nights
Train
4
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly to San Francisco International Airport, Drive to San Jose

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Temppeliaukio Church and The National Museum of Finland. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

San Jose, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 10 hour difference. When traveling from San Jose in November, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 40°F by day to 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Dive Finland Oy ©
Scuba / Snorkeling
Dive Finland Oy
5.0

2
nights
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. On the next day, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, admire the local landmark of Harmonia, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Turku sightseeing planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. November in Turku sees daily highs of 40°F and lows of 32°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

3
nights
Oulu

Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 26th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach, then engage your brain at Tietomaa, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, grab your bike and head to Outdoors Oulu Oy, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then view the masterpieces at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, and finally pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Oulu online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Turku to Oulu takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Turku in November: high temperatures in Oulu hover around 35°F and lows are around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors · Parks
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Tietomaa ©
Science Museum
Tietomaa
4.1
Outdoors Oulu Oy ©
Biking Trail
Outdoors Oulu Oy
4.8

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Bring the kids along to Santa Claus Village and Safaris. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, and let little ones run wild at Angry Birds Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi route builder app.

Traveling by train from Oulu to Rovaniemi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Oulu in November, with highs in Rovaniemi at 28°F and lows at 20°F. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Wildlife
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