19 days in Finland Itinerary

19 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive
2
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive
3
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Vaasa
— 1 night
Train
5
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
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Drive to Turku Airport, Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Raseborg
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Raseborg
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly

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1
night
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 8th (Tue), examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Feelapland. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi online trip maker.

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 8 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in October, with highs in Rovaniemi at 3°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 9:
Highlights from your trip
Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Wildlife Area
Arctic Emotions Oy
5.0
Arktikum ©
History Museum
Arktikum
4.1
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Specialty Museum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
4.5

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, then look for all kinds of wild species at Eräeero T:mi Eero Kortelainen, and then examine the collection at Pielisen Museum.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Koli National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. In October, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 11:
Highlights from your trip
Pielisen Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Pielisen Museum
4.8

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, then explore the striking landscape at Hiidenvuori, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Ristin kirkko, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hevoshaan Arboretum, and then stroll around Riverside Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kouvola trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Koli National Park to Kouvola in 5 hours. October in Kouvola sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 11 — 13:
Highlights from your trip
Arboretum Mustila ©
Wildlife Area
Arboretum Mustila
4.7
Hiidenvuori ©
Geologic Formation
Hiidenvuori
4.4

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Vaasa online tour planner.

Fly from Kouvola to Vaasa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. October in Vaasa sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 13 — 14:
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Visavuori, then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere online trip planner.

Traveling by train from Vaasa to Tampere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:
Highlights from your trip
Visavuori ©
History Museum
Visavuori
5.0

2
nights
Kimito Island

Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island trip planning website.

You can drive from Tampere to Kimito Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Raseborg.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
Oro ©
Wildlife Area
Oro
4.7
Soderlangvik Gard
Art Museum
Soderlangvik Gard
4.5

2
nights
Raseborg

Raseborg is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 19th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Teijo National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Tulliniemi Nature Path, then pause for some serene contemplation at Snappertunan kirkko, and then stroll around Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Raseborg attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Kimito Island to Raseborg with the Route module. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Raseborg

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 18 — 20:
Highlights from your trip
Teijo National Park ©
National Park
Teijo National Park
4.6
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Hiking Trail
Tulliniemi Nature Path
4.2

4
nights
Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Helsinki Cathedral and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and make a trip to The National Library of Finland.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki vacation planning site.

Drive from Raseborg to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 20 — 24:
Highlights from your trip

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