20 days in Finland Itinerary

20 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
2
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
5
Oulu
— 3 nights
6
Koli National Park
— 4 nights

5
nights
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.
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 °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
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, thenrelax 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, thenget 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 °C by day to °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

Side Trips

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, Pentik Hill
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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm

2
nights
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, thenhave 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 °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
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 °C and lows of °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 Outdoors Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

3
nights
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, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden, University of Oulu, and take an exotic tour of Outdoors Oulu Oy.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Oulu attractions planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Oulu by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Oulu, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

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

4
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: 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 °C, while nighttime lows are °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

Side Trip

Koli
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

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