14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
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Tampere
— 1 night
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Kouvola
— 3 nights
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Porvoo
— 2 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.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Napapiirin Porofarmi will get you outdoors. Bring the kids along to Pilke Science Centre and Moomin Snowcastle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Kotielainpuisto Arkadia (in Simo) and Luosto (Luosto Adventures & Isokuru). The adventure continues: see Santa Claus Office and have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi travel route builder.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Amsterdam to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, Rovaniemi is a bit cooler than Amsterdam - with highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island, then have some family-friendly fun at PortaaliVR, and then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Tampere online visit planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island
PortaaliVR ©
PortaaliVR

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Get outdoors at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area and Riverside Park. Explore hidden gems such as Arboretum Mustila and Santalahti Nature Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Kouvola: The Astuvansalmi rock paintings (in Ristiina), Kotka (Haukkavuori Lookout Tower & Linden Esplanade) and Vaaksy Canal (in Asikkala). There's more to do: examine the collection at Kouvola Tube Radio Museum and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Main Church.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kouvola road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Kouvola takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail

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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 25th (Thu), stop by Riimikko, explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut, and then don't miss a visit to Stromforsin Ruukki. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, admire the masterpieces at Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo, and then step off the mainland to explore Kaunissaari.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Porvoo route app.

You can drive from Kouvola to Porvoo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo ©
Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo
Riimikko ©
Riimikko

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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.
Visit Aurlahti Beach and Aurinkolahti Beach for some beach relaxation. Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Nuuksio National Park. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Vantaa to see Heureka about 32 minutes away. There's more to do: wander the streets of Katajanokka and kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

You can drive from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Heureka ©
Heureka
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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