19 days in Finland Itinerary

19 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Oulu
— 2 nights
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Syote
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Levi
— 2 nights
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Kolari
— 1 night

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Helsinki

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Visiting Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Hietaranta Beach will get you outdoors. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Stromforsin Ruukki in Ruotsinpyhtaa, approximately Ruotsinpyhtaa away. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, and see the interesting displays at Design Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki travel route website.

If you are flying in from Russia, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): examine the collection at Moomin Museum, examine the collection at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), then see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, and finally see the interesting displays at Tampere City Library, Metso. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Visavuori, then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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History Museum
Visavuori
5.0
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Specialty Museum
Moomin Museum
4.4

3
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Louhisaari Manor. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Turku tour itinerary planning tool.

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 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Must see
Turku Castle
4.5
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Must see
Turku Cathedral
4.4

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 24th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, University of Oulu, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Haukipudas Church, and then kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with Kauppahalli, examine the collection at Oulun Automuseo, then see the interesting displays at Oulun Taidemuseo, then admire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hupisaaret Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Oulu trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Turku to Oulu takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. July in Oulu sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Syote.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

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Must see
Nallikari Beach
4.4
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Art Museum
Oulun Taidemuseo
4.1

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Syote

Syote ©
To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Syote online trip maker.

You can drive from Oulu to Syote in 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Syote

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Geologic Formation
Korouoma Canyon
5.0
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Art Gallery
Pentik Hill
4.0

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi vacation planner.

You can drive from Syote to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Safari
Safaris
4.4
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History Museum
Arktikum
4.1

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, admire the masterpieces at Sarestoniemi Museum, then don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and finally get engrossed in the history at Samiland.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Levi online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Kolari.

Things to do in Levi

Museums · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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History Museum
Samiland
3.1
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Art Museum
Sarestoniemi Museum
4.6
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.6

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Kolari

Kolari
Kolari is a municipality of Finland at the Swedish border, which follows the Torne River, the longest free-flowing river in Europe.It is located in the province of Lapland. For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kolari sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Kolari takes 1.5 hours. In August in Kolari, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 2nd (Thu).

Things to do in Kolari

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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