17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
3
Kuopio
— 1 night
4
Vaasa
— 1 day
5
Tampere
— 3 nights
6
Turku
— 2 nights
7
Helsinki
— 4 nights

1
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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 11th (Tue): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip planning app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in June, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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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: hike along Paha-Koli Hill, get outside with Neitikoski Rapids, tour the pleasant surroundings at Akka-Koli Hill, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Koli National Park trip builder app.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In June, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

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

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night
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 16th (Sun), take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, enjoy some diversion at Vainolanniemi, admire the majestic nature at Snellman Park, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kuopio trip site.

Drive from Koli National Park to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. June in Kuopio sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Kuopio

Fun & Games Nature Parks
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Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

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day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 17th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vaasa online trip maker.

Getting from Kuopio to Vaasa by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Change things up with a short trip to Visavuori in Valkeakoski (about 36 minutes away). Pack the 18th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

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

Traveling by train from Vaasa to Tampere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Tampere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Visavuori
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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 21st (Fri), have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): browse the collection at Turku City Library, thentake a stroll through Naantali Old Town, and then trek along The Archipelago Trail.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Turku trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Trails Parks

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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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.
Pack the 25th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online travel route planner.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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