15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Oulu
Train:  2 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Vaasa
— 1 day
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h
5
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
End: Oulu

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

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Oulu to Rovaniemi is an approximately 2.5- hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Vaasa trip planner.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Vaasa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Step out of Tampere to go to Valkeakoski and see Visavuori, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Pack the 19th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, and see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary builder site.

You can take a train from Vaasa to Tampere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Tampere, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, Visavuori
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

6
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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Tampere to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Pielinen, hike along Akka-Koli Hill, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, and examine the collection at Pielisen Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Koli National Park road trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Koli National Park with the Route module. In June in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

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