15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Koli National Park
— 1 night
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Kotka
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 5 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and then catch all the local highlights with Feelapland.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online vacation builder.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September, expect Rovaniemi to be cooler, temps between 13°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen and then head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, then trek along Akka-Koli Hill, and then trek along Paha-Koli Hill.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Koli National Park trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. September in Koli National Park sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Koli National Park

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

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Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): walk around Sapokka Water Garden, then walk around Riverside Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, and finally hike along Santalahti Nature Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): stroll through Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, pause for some photo ops at Kotka Sculpture Promenade, then wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, and finally see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kotka day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Kotka takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September in Kotka, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: hike along The Archipelago Trail, then take in nature's colorful creations at Kultaranta Garden, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planner.

Getting from Kotka to Turku by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Fun & Games · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Room Escape Games
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

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.
Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Pack the 19th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki journey planning website.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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