20 days in Finland Itinerary

20 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
2
Oulu
— 4 nights
3
Inari
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 7 nights

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get in touch with nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Family-friendly places like Auttikongas and Santa's House of Snowmobiles will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Rovaniemi: Korouoma Canyon (in Posio), Kopara Reindeer Park (in Luosto) and Tatuka Reindeerfarm (in Ylitornio). Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and see where the action happens at Lappi Areena.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi journey maker site.

Dresden, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Dresden to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Dresden in July, with highs in Rovaniemi at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Korouoma Canyon, Kopara Reindeer Park, Tatuka Reindeerfarm, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

4
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nallikari Beach and Botanical Garden, University of Oulu. Step out of the city life by going to Hupisaaret Park and Koitelinkoski. There's still lots to do: walk around Ainolan Puisto, get curious at Tietomaa, shop like a local with Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, and appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Oulu road trip app.

Take a train from Rovaniemi to Oulu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Oulu sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Koitelinkoski
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Koitelinkoski ©
Koitelinkoski
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 24th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park. Keep things going the next day: trek along Juutua Nature Trail, thenexperience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

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Traveling by flight from Oulu to Inari takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Inari when traveling from Oulu in July, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

7
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Aurlahti Beach. Kids will enjoy Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Temppeliaukio Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Bellevue Beach (in Hanko), Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town) and Santalahti Nature Trail (in Kotka). Pack the 28th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, stroll through Aurinkolahti Beach, walk around Sibelius Monument, and identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Inari in July, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Porvoo, Bellevue Beach, Aurlahti Beach, Arboretum Mustila, Santalahti Nature Trail
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach

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