20 days in Finland Itinerary

20 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  20 h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Raseborg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Vaasa
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Sao Paulo

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. Pack the 5th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, admire the natural beauty at Observatory Hill Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Helsinki is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Helsinki, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in September; daily highs in Helsinki reach 19°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Raseborg.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

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Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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Raseborg

Raseborg ©
Raseborg is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 7th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Teijo National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ekenas Archipelago National Park.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Raseborg online travel planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Raseborg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Raseborg

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Teijo National Park
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, and then stroll around Riverside Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Kouvola trip planner.

You can drive from Raseborg to Kouvola in 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Kouvola are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Riverside Park, Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta, thentake in panoramic vistas at Saltkaret, thenexamine the collection at Terranova, and finally head outdoors with Setterbergin Puisto.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Vaasa road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Kouvola to Vaasa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Vaasa sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Mustasaari
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Setterbergin Puisto ©
Setterbergin Puisto
Raippaluodon Silta ©
Raippaluodon Silta

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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.
Visiting Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail and Paha-Koli Hill will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, and enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Koli National Park sightseeing planning site.

You can drive from Vaasa to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 16th (Mon), stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, thenhike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids. On the next day, head outdoors with Karhunkierros.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo vacation maker app.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Kuusamo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Escape the urban bustle at Pyha-Luosto National Park and Syvasenvaara Fell. Bring the kids along to Santa Claus Village and Santa Claus Office. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Napapiirin Porofarmi, see the top attractions with Feelapland, and stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Rovaniemi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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