17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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17 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Oulu
bus:  3​h
1
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h
2
Oulu
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Kalajoki
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
6
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Oulu

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 8th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at The Predator Center in Kuusamo and then hit the slopes at Ruka. On your second day here, look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, identify plant and animal life at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then get outside with Karhunkierros.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kuusamo vacation builder app .

Oulu to Kuusamo is an approximately 3-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Oulu.

Things to do in Kuusamo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

4
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oulu: Kemi (Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) & Sampo Icebreaker). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, look for all kinds of wild species at Hupisaaret Park, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Oulu day trip planning site .

Take a bus from Kuusamo to Oulu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July in Oulu, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trips

Kemi, Haukipudas Church
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

2
nights
Kalajoki

Kalajoki ©
Kalajoki is a coastal town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Kannuksen Kirkko and then enjoy some diversion at Jukupark Kalajoki.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kalajoki online road trip planner .

You can drive from Oulu to Kalajoki in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kalajoki

#Outdoors, #Fun & Games, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kannuksen Kirkko
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Maakalla ©
Maakalla
Kannuksen Kirkko ©
Kannuksen Kirkko
Jukupark Kalajoki ©
Jukupark Kalajoki

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip site .

Drive from Kalajoki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. July in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

3
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): look for gifts at Kauppakeskus Iso Myy, admire the natural beauty at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ukko-Koli Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at New Valamo Monastery and then make a trip to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla.

To find out how to plan a trip to Koli National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Koli National Park

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Joensuu, New Valamo Monastery
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla
Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mustasaari trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Mustasaari takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. July in Mustasaari sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Nature, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Terranova, Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Raippaluodon Silta ©
Raippaluodon Silta