15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Brno
train + Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Vaasa
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Tampere
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Kouvola
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  8​h
End: Brno

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Arctic Emotions Oy and Fishing Charters & Tours. Change things up with a short trip to Luosto Adventures in Luosto (about 1h 25 min away). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Poro Farmi, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, and see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi travel tool .

Brno, Czech Republic to Rovaniemi is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Brno in June: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 18°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Luosto Adventures
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Fishing Charters & Tours
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 10th (Wed), have some family-friendly fun at Makeitout, get outside with Setterbergin Puisto, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietasaaren uimaranta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Mustasaaren kirkko, then examine the collection at Stundars Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Bragen ulkoilmamuseo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Edvinin Taidepuisto Ja Korsukyla, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bjorko-Panike Hiking Trail, then examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, and finally take some stellar pictures from Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vaasa trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Vaasa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bjorko-Panike Hiking Trail, Stundars Museum
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Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Setterbergin Puisto ©
Setterbergin Puisto

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Spas and Visavuori. Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya), Torronsuo National Park (in Tammela) and Evo Hiking Area (in Hameenlinna). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, head outdoors with Marttinen, see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, and learn about all things military at Parola Tank Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Vaasa to Tampere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Tampere are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Kouvola.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Parola Tank Museum, Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art, Torronsuo National Park, Kurjenrahka National Park, Visavuori
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Torronsuo National Park ©
Torronsuo National Park
Evo Hiking Area ©
Evo Hiking Area

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): witness the site of a historic battle at Utti Fort, identify plant and animal life at Hevoshaan Arboretum, walk around Riverside Park, then trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Stromforsin ruukki, tour the pleasant surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at Kouvola Tube Radio Museum, then wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, and finally get to know the fascinating history of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kouvola road trip site .

Getting from Tampere to Kouvola by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Stromforsin ruukki
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Hevoshaan Arboretum ©
Hevoshaan Arboretum
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Paavolan Tammi and Katajanokka. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, don't miss a visit to SkyWheel Helsinki, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel planner .

Take a train from Kouvola to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Paavolan Tammi
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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