20 days in Finland Itinerary

20 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 5 nights
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Kuusamo
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
5
Oulu
— 3 nights
6
Koli National Park
— 4 nights

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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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Helsinki. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and then trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with Pentik Hill, then get outside with Karhunkierros, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kuusamo trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Kuusamo in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Helsinki in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Kuusamo: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING

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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.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

3
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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Oulu is known for shopping, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Hupisaaret Park, explore the activities along Koitelinkoski, enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, and see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Oulu day trip website.

Take a train from Rovaniemi to Oulu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

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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: stroll through Paha-Koli Hill, trek along Makravaara Hill, contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, and make a trip to Paateri.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Koli National Park online trip builder.

Drive from Oulu to Koli National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In July, daytime highs in Koli National Park are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

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