17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Varkaus
— 1 night
2
Vuokatti
— 1 night
3
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
4
Kemi
— 1 night
5
Kokkola
— 2 nights
6
Pori
— 3 nights
7
Turku
— 5 nights

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Varkaus

Varkaus ©
Varkaus is a Middle-Savonian industrial town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): examine the collection at Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo and then take in panoramic vistas at Varkaus Water Tower Terrace.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Varkaus trip planner.

Kemi to Varkaus is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vuokatti.

Things to do in Varkaus

Museums
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Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo ©
Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo
Varkaus Water Tower Terrace ©
Varkaus Water Tower Terrace

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night
Vuokatti

Vuokatti ©
On the 12th (Sun), get outside with Kainuun Vaellustalli, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Kajaani Church, thentake some stellar pictures from Vuokatinvaara, and finally find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Vuokatti online holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Varkaus to Vuokatti takes 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Vuokatti can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Vuokatti

Theme Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kainuun Vaellustalli, Kajaani Church
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Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli
Vuokatinvaara ©
Vuokatinvaara
Kajaani Church ©
Kajaani Church

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nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): hit the slopes at Ruka and then head outdoors with Karhunkierros. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at The Predator Center in Kuusamo, thenrelax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and finally get a taste of life in the country at Kujala Reindeer Farm.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Kuusamo route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Vuokatti to Kuusamo takes 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm
Kujala Reindeer Farm ©
Kujala Reindeer Farm

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night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church, get engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kukkolankoski, thenidentify plant and animal life at Kotielainpuisto Arkadia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kemi route builder tool.

Drive from Kuusamo to Kemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. July in Kemi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kokkola.

Things to do in Kemi

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Tornio, Kukkolankoski, Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
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Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

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Kokkola

Kokkola ©
Kokkola is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 17th (Fri), examine the collection at The Toivonen Animal Park and Peasant Museum, examine the collection at K.H. Renlund Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Neristan (Old Wooden Town), thenexamine the collection at Lassander House, K.H.Renlund museum, and finally examine the collection at Pedagogy, K.H.Renlund museum.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kokkola online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Kemi to Kokkola takes 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kokkola are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Kokkola

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arctic Museum Nanoq
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Arctic Museum Nanoq ©
Arctic Museum Nanoq
Neristan (Old Wooden Town) ©
Neristan (Old Wooden Town)
The Toivonen Animal Park and Peasant Museum ©

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), get engrossed in the history at Rosenlew Museum, make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, thenkick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and finally head outdoors with Yyterin Nakotorni.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Pori trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kokkola to Pori takes 4 hours. July in Pori sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rauma
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Rosenlew Museum ©
Rosenlew Museum
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Venture out of the city with trips to Helsinki (Senate Square, Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, &more). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, pedal to the sights with Bike Rental - by Carfield, take an in-depth tour of Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, and examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Turku route app.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Helsinki, Naantali
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral