16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Drive
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Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly
2
Saariselka
— 1 day
Drive
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly
4
Joensuu
— 2 nights
Fly
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Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive
6
Turku
— 2 nights

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Vaasa

Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 12th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, then see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, then take some stellar pictures from Saltkaret, and finally snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Vaasa holiday maker.

Turku to Vaasa is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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1
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Saariselka

Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka day trip planner.

You can fly from Vaasa to Saariselka in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Vaasa, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Saariselka, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Nature · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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3
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Saariselka to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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2
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Joensuu side-trips: Koli National Park (Paha-Koli Hill, Pielinen, &more), Lieksa (Paateri & Pielisen Museum) and Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli).

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, you can read our Joensuu trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rovaniemi to Joensuu. In June, daily temperatures in Joensuu can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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5
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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. Pack the 23rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Joensuu to Helsinki. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get your game on at Moomin World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, then trek along The Archipelago Trail, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Kultaranta Garden.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. June in Turku sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

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Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Castles
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."