15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Kemijarvi
— 1 night
3
Kemi
— 1 night
4
Oulu
— 1 night
5
Kokkola
— 1 night
6
Kajaani
— 1 night
7
Joensuu
— 1 night
8
Savonlinna
— 1 night
9
Kuopio
— 1 night
10
Tampere
— 1 night
11
Turku
— 2 nights
12
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 16th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, thenenjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

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Zurich, Switzerland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Rovaniemi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Zurich in August; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kemijarvi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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Kemijarvi

Kemijarvi
Kemijärvi is a municipality of Finland. On the 17th (Sat), make a trip to Joutsijarven Bunkkerit.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kemijarvi day trip app.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kemijarvi in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Kemijarvi

Historic Sites
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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Perameren Kansallispuisto, look for all kinds of wild species at Kotielainpuisto Arkadia, and then admire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kemi trip maker.

Getting from Kemijarvi to Kemi by car takes about 3 hours. In August in Kemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Kemi

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
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Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): stroll around Ainolan Puisto, kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, thenhunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, and finally appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Oulu planning site.

You can drive from Kemi to Oulu in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kokkola.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

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Kokkola

Kokkola ©
Kokkola is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Pedagogy, K.H.Renlund museum, examine the collection at Lassander House, K.H.Renlund museum, thenexplore the world behind art at K.H. Renlund Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Neristan (Old Wooden Town), and finally see the interesting displays at The Toivonen Animal Park and Peasant Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kokkola attractions planning app.

Drive from Oulu to Kokkola in 3 hours. In August in Kokkola, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kajaani.

Things to do in Kokkola

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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K.H. Renlund Museum ©
K.H. Renlund Museum
Neristan (Old Wooden Town) ©
Neristan (Old Wooden Town)
The Toivonen Animal Park and Peasant Museum ©

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Kajaani

Kajaani ©
Kajaani is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 21st (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paltaniemi Church, explore the historical opulence of Kajaani Castle ruins, admire the masterpieces at Kajaani art museum, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Kajaani Church, thentake some stellar pictures from Vuokatinvaara, and finally perfect your strike at Vuokatti Bowling.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kajaani holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Kokkola to Kajaani takes 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Kajaani

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Vuokatti, Paltaniemi Church
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Kajaani Castle ruins ©
Kajaani Castle ruins
Vuokatinvaara ©
Vuokatinvaara
Paltaniemi Church ©
Paltaniemi Church

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Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Joensuu Church, take in nature's colorful creations at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, thenadmire the masterpieces at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, thensee the interesting displays at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, and finally don't miss a visit to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Joensuu trip planning app.

You can drive from Kajaani to Joensuu in 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Joensuu can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Joensuu

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni ©
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni
Joensuu Church ©
Joensuu Church
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma ©
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, thensee the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip app.

You can drive from Joensuu to Savonlinna in 2 hours. In August in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, stroll around Snellman Park, thenenjoy some diversion at Vainolanniemi, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

Plan my day in Kuopio using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Kuopio, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Fun & Games Nature Parks
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Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum and then get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Tampere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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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 26th (Mon): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, and then stroll through The Archipelago Trail. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thenstroll through Bike Rental - by Carfield, and finally get your game on at Moomin World.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, make a trip to Senate Square, thenexplore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Observatory Hill Park, see the interesting displays at Design Museum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, thenadmire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

Plan trip to Helsinki with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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