15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

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
5
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
End: Helsinki

2
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Brunberg Candy Factory Shop and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Visiting Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) and Haagan Alppiruusupuisto will get you outdoors. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Arctic Expedition in Espoo--about 38 minutes away.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip builder website .

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tahkovuori.

Things to do in Helsinki

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula), Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, Arctic Expedition
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Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) ©
Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop
Arctic Expedition ©
Arctic Expedition

3
nights
Tahkovuori

Tahkovuori ©
Escape the urban bustle at Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto and Venajanhiekka. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pikku Pietarin Torikuja and Riuttala Farmhouse Museum. Take a break from Tahkovuori with a short trip to Snellman Park in Kuopio, about 52 minutes away.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tahkovuori day trip planning app .

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Tahkovuori with the Route module. In July in Tahkovuori, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tahkovuori

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kuopio, Rautavaara, Riuttala Farmhouse Museum
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Pikku Pietarin Torikuja ©
Pikku Pietarin Torikuja
Tahko Farmi ©
Tahko Farmi

3
nights
Vuokatti

Vuokatti ©
Take a break from the city and head to Wilds Piira and Kainuun Vaellustalli. Explore hidden gems such as Wild Taiga and Paltaniemi Church. Take a break from Vuokatti with a short trip to Kajaani Church in Kajaani, about 30 minutes away.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Vuokatti online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Tahkovuori to Vuokatti takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 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.
Get in touch with nature at Kopara Reindeer Park and Korouoma Canyon. Attractions like Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda and Snowman World Igloo Hotel make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Tornio to see Tornio Golf about 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and find something for the whole family at Moomin Snowcastle.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Vuokatti to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to catch the 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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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon

1
night
Oulu

Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 19th (Fri), stroll around Hupisaaret Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Oulu online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Oulu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Oulu are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Oulu

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Safaris

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): walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, revel in the low prices at Panda Factory Outlet, and then find something for the whole family at Nokkakivi Amusement Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla online holiday planner .

Getting from Oulu to Jyvaskyla by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car 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

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