15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Tahkovuori
— 3 nights
3
Vuokatti
— 3 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
5
Oulu
— 1 night
6
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night

2
nights
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 appreciate attractions like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Haagan Alppiruusupuisto. Step off the beaten path and head to Brunberg Candy Factory Shop and Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula). Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Arctic Expedition in Espoo, about 36 minutes away.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki online trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tahkovuori.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula), Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, Arctic Expedition
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop
Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) ©
Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)

3
nights
Tahkovuori

Tahkovuori ©
Visiting Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto and Venajanhiekka will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Snellman Park and Pikku Pietarin Torikuja. Take a break from Tahkovuori with a short trip to Riuttala Farmhouse Museum in Karttula, about 1h 5 min away.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Tahkovuori trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Tahkovuori. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Vuokatti.

Things to do in Tahkovuori

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kuopio, Rautavaara, Riuttala Farmhouse Museum
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Snellman Park
Snellman Park
Pikku Pietarin Torikuja ©
Pikku Pietarin Torikuja

3
nights
Vuokatti

Vuokatti ©
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Vuokatinvaara and Kainuun Vaellustalli. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wild Taiga and Hiukka. Change things up with these side-trips from Vuokatti: Wilds Piira (in Kuhmo), Paltaniemi Church (in Paltamo) and Kajaani Church (in Kajaani).

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Vuokatti trip planner.

You can drive from Tahkovuori to Vuokatti in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Vuokatti are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vuokatti

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sotkamo, Kuhmo, Paltaniemi Church, Kajaani Church
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Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli
Vuokatinvaara ©
Vuokatinvaara
Paltaniemi Church ©
Paltaniemi Church

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step off the beaten path and head to Korouoma Canyon and Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda. Visiting Tornio Golf and Kopara Reindeer Park will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: get curious at Pilke Science Centre, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, try your luck at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, and get in on the family fun at Moomin Snowcastle.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Vuokatti to Rovaniemi takes 4.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trips

Tornio, Kopara Reindeer Park, Korouoma Canyon
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Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda ©
Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): stroll around Hupisaaret Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Oulu road trip site.

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Oulu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Wildlife
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Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, get some fabulous bargains at Panda Factory Outlet, and then find something for the whole family at Nokkakivi Amusement Park.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Oulu to Jyvaskyla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Theme Parks · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Nokkakivi Amusement Park, Panda Factory Outlet
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Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Panda Factory Outlet ©
Panda Factory Outlet

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