15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Kemi
— 1 night
train:  1​h
3
Oulu
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Kuopio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Santa Claus Village and Pilke Science Centre. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Feelapland, browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rovaniemi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Rovaniemi. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dubai in July: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 22°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 16th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), admire the striking features of Kemi Church, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kemi trip planner .

You can take a train from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In July in Kemi, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Tornio Church ©
Tornio Church

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Hupisaaret Park, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Ainolan Puisto, then examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then see the sights as you ascend with Oulu Climbing Centre, and finally admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden, University of Oulu.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Oulu trip itinerary planning site .

You can take a train from Kemi to Oulu in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in Oulu, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Botanical Garden, University of Oulu ©

2
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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 19th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then take in the waterfront at Kuopio Harbor, then have fun at Vainolanniemi, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Snellman Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, and finally get engrossed in the history at Riuttala Farmhouse Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Kuopio driving holiday planner.

Drive from Oulu to Kuopio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kuopio

Fun & Games Parks Nature

Side Trip

Riuttala Farmhouse Museum
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Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

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nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Lammassaari Island, get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, and then step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Wolkoff House Museum, then explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Kummakivi Boulder.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lappeenranta trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Kuopio to Lappeenranta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kummakivi Boulder, Lammassaari Island
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal

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.
Kids will enjoy Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Lappeenranta to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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