16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Turku
Drive:  4 h
1
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Saariselka
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Joensuu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Turku
— 2 nights
End: Turku

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 12th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, thensee the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, thentake in panoramic vistas at 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

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Mustasaari
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum

1
day
Saariselka

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

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

3
nights
Rovaniemi

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, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and see Santa Claus Office.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip site.

Drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
Joensuu

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), Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli) and Lieksa (Paateri & Pielisen Museum).

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

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

5
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.
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

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Turku

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, thenstep 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, thentrek 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 Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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