16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland vacation planner

Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: London

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On your second day here, make a trip to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip builder site.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in August, things will get slightly colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Oulu trip builder.

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Oulu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Oulu sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Mustasaari tour planning app.

You can drive from Oulu to Mustasaari in 5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Mustasaari can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum and then stroll through Yyteri Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Pori journey planner.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Pori in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Pori are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tampere online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Childrens Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): browse the collection at Turku City Library, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get your game on at Moomin World. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, thentake an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Turku online route planner.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Naantali
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Kultaranta Garden ©
Kultaranta Garden

6
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.
Visit Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach for some beach relaxation. Kids will appreciate attractions like Temppeliaukio Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. Pack the 21st (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, make a splash at The Swimming Stadium, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

Similar Plans

See more plans