14 days in Western Europe Itinerary

14 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip itinerary builder

Make it your trip
Fly
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Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive to Ivalo Airport, Fly to Seattle

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Helsinki

— 5 nights

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki route maker tool.

Seattle, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Seattle to Helsinki, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Seattle in June; daily highs in Helsinki reach 65°F and lows reach 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to fly to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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Rovaniemi

— 2 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Ranua Zoo in Ranua, approximately Ranua away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in June: highs in Rovaniemi hover around 60°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Kuusamo

— 2 nights
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 27th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at The Predator Center in Kuusamo, then admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then get outside with Karhunkierros, and finally head outdoors with Ruka Safaris Ltd - Day Tours.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo travel route builder website.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Kuusamo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Kuusamo sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours
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Inari

— 2 nights
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inari: Saariselka (Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, Lapland Safaris Saariselka, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, trek along Juutua Nature Trail, relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer, and see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari road trip site.

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Inari takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

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