15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Joensuu
— 2 nights
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 2 nights
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 5th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, thendon't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and finally look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier. Keep things going the next day: see Santa Claus Office and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planning app.

Terrace, Canada to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Terrace to Rovaniemi is 10 hours. Traveling from Terrace in August, you will find days in Rovaniemi are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Museums
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

2
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Joensuu side-trips: Lieksa (Paateri & Pielisen Museum), Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli) and Koli National Park (Paha-Koli Hill, Pielinen, &more).

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Joensuu travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rovaniemi to Joensuu. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) 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
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 10th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Terranova, take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta, thentake in panoramic vistas at Saltkaret, and finally get outside with Setterbergin Puisto.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Vaasa trip planner.

Getting from Joensuu to Vaasa by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly. August in Vaasa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Mustasaari
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Setterbergin Puisto ©
Setterbergin Puisto
Raippaluodon Silta ©
Raippaluodon Silta

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, thentrek along The Archipelago Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kultaranta Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Turku vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Turku takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Naantali
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

4
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. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour builder site.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll set off for home on the 17th (Sat).

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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