17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Vaasa
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
6
Tampere
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
End: Helsinki

3
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helsinki vacation maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Helsinki. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Kouvola.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 18th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Palotorninvuori Park, admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, then steep yourself in history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Woikosken Automuseo, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Utti Fort.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kouvola trip builder website.

Getting from Helsinki to Kouvola by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Kouvola are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Woikosken Automuseo
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, stroll through Akka-Koli Hill, and take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower.

Make your Koli National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Koli National Park takes 5 hours. In June in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, let the kids burn off some steam at Angry Birds Park, then make a trip to Lordi's Square, and finally stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Museums Fun & Games
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Angry Birds Park ©
Angry Birds Park
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Mustasaaren kirkko, then explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, and then get your game on at Makeitout.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Vaasa trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Vaasa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Tampere is known for museums, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Sarkanniemi Theme Park, examine the collection at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by train from Vaasa to Tampere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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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.
On the 29th (Mon), browse the collection at Turku City Library, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and finally get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Turku trip maker website.

Take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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