21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Oulu
— 2 nights
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
4
Pori
— 2 nights
5
Turku
— 3 nights
6
Helsinki
— 7 nights

2
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, see Santa Claus Office, look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Rovaniemi using our trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Toronto in August: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 18th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, thenwalk around Ainolan Puisto, and then stroll around Hupisaaret Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo and then contemplate the waterfront views at Koitelinkoski.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Oulu tour planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Oulu by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hame Castle (in Hameenlinna) and Visavuori (in Valkeakoski). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere day trip tool.

Traveling by train from Oulu to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Hame Castle, Visavuori
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, thendon't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach. Keep things going the next day: learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, stroll around Kirjurinluoto, thentake an in-depth tour of Rosenlew Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Pori trip planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Pori sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Rauma
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, admire the natural beauty at Turku University Botanical Garden, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku journey site.

Drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Trails

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

7
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and stroll around The Esplanadi Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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