14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  22 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Joensuu
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
3
Vaasa
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Sydney

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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki online trip maker.

Sydney, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

3
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Koli National Park (Pielinen, Ukko-Koli Hill, &more) and Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli).

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Joensuu day trip app.

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Joensuu with the Route module. In August in Joensuu, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

3
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Explore Vaasa's surroundings by going to Powerpark (in Harma), Wallsports Areena Seinajoki (in Seinajoki) and Saltkaret (in Mustasaari). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, head outdoors with Edvinin Taidepuisto Ja Korsukyla, examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Mustasaaren kirkko.

For more things to do and other tourist information, use the Vaasa tour itinerary maker app.

Drive from Joensuu to Vaasa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daytime highs in Vaasa are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Powerpark, Wallsports Areena Seinajoki, Saltkaret
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Setterbergin Puisto ©
Setterbergin Puisto
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Powerpark ©
Powerpark

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Luosto Adventures in Luosto, about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, tour the pleasant surroundings at Napapiirin Porofarmi, and look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Vaasa to Rovaniemi in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Vaasa, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 6°C. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Luosto Adventures
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Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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