15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Tahkovuori
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Vuokatti
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
6
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
End: Helsinki

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 Arctic Expedition. Step off the beaten path and head to Brunberg Candy Factory Shop and Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula). There's more to do: get outside with Haagan Alppiruusupuisto.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip planner.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Tahkovuori.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula), 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 Pikku Pietarin Torikuja and Snellman Park. 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

Rautavaara, Kuopio, 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 Wilds Piira. Change things up with these side-trips from Vuokatti: Kajaani Church (in Kajaani) and Paltaniemi Church (in Paltamo).

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Getting from Tahkovuori to Vuokatti by car takes about 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vuokatti

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Sotkamo, Kuhmo, Kajaani Church, Paltaniemi 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 Pilke Science Centre. Visiting Tornio Golf and Kopara Reindeer Park will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Tornio to see Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Moomin Snowcastle, try to win big at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, and have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip tool.

Getting from Vuokatti to Rovaniemi by car takes about 4.5 hours. In July in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can 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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