14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Katowice
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Lieksa
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Katowice

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, then stroll around Nuuksio National Park, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder website .

Katowice, Poland to Helsinki is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Katowice to Helsinki is 1 hour. While traveling from Katowice, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the next day, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Saariselka vacation tool .

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Saariselka takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In June, Saariselka is slightly colder than Helsinki - with highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get outdoors at Poro Farmi and Ranua Zoo. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, see Santa Claus Office, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi tour app .

Getting from Saariselka to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

4
nights
Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Visiting Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto and Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Lieksa: Boreal Wildlife Centre (in Kuhmo) and Venajanhiekka (in Rautavaara). There's lots more to do: take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, get outside with Neitikoski Rapids, trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and identify plant and animal life at Eräeero T:mi Eero Kortelainen.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lieksa holiday website .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Lieksa in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. June in Lieksa sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Rautavaara, Boreal Wildlife Centre
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Woikosken Automuseo, explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park, and then contemplate the long history of Utti Fort. Keep things going the next day: take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, then examine the collection at Kouvola City Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kouvola itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Lieksa to Kouvola takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Woikosken Automuseo, Arboretum Mustila
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

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