19 days in Finland Itinerary

19 days in Finland Itinerary

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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
Kotka
— 2 nights
8
Porvoo
— 2 nights
9
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi itinerary planner.

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. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from London in June, things will get little chillier in Rovaniemi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Museums Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

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nights
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, tour the pleasant surroundings at Akka-Koli Hill, steep yourself in history at Uhrihalkeama, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park trip planner.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive 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

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 22nd (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, enjoy some diversion at Vainolanniemi, immerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kuopio trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Koli National Park to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) 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

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 23rd (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Vaasa travel route planner.

You can fly from Kuopio to Vaasa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Take a break from Tampere with a short trip to Visavuori in Valkeakoski, about 36 minutes away. Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tampere trip planner.

Take a train from Vaasa to Tampere in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks

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 27th (Thu), get your game on at Moomin World, thentake an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. On your second day here, browse the collection at Turku City Library, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, and then trek along The Archipelago Trail.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Trails Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Santalahti Nature Trail, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, thenidentify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, and finally admire the striking features of Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kotka visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kotka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, see the interesting displays at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Runeberg Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko, see the interesting displays at Loviisa Maritime Museum, thentake in the waterfront at Laivasilta, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Porvoo vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kotka to Porvoo in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Loviisa
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

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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 5th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and stroll around Observatory Hill Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Helsinki online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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