21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Kotka
— 2 nights
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Joensuu
— 2 nights
4
Kajaani
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Oulu
— 2 nights
7
Tampere
— 2 nights
8
Turku
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 1 night

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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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Santiago, Chile to Helsinki is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Santiago to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In May in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
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Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): stroll around Sibelius Park, see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kotka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Kotka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Kotka, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 6:
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Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Sibelius Park ©
Sibelius Park

2
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Joensuu: Kerimaki Church (in Kerimaki) and Ukko-Koli Hill (in Koli National Park). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, make a trip to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, and enjoy the sand and surf at Utra Beach.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Joensuu visit planner.

Drive from Kotka to Joensuu in 4.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Joensuu are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Kajaani.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 6 — 8:
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma ©
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma

1
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Kajaani

Kajaani ©
Kajaani is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 9th (Tue), get great views at Vuokatinvaara, perfect your strike at Vuokatti Bowling, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paltaniemi Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Kajaani Castle ruins.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kajaani day trip app.

Drive from Joensuu to Kajaani in 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kajaani

Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 8 — 9:
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Kajaani Castle ruins ©
Kajaani Castle ruins
Vuokatti Bowling ©
Vuokatti Bowling
Vuokatinvaara ©
Vuokatinvaara

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally experience rural life at Napapiirin Porofarmi. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Ranua Zoo.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi road trip planning app.

Getting from Kajaani to Rovaniemi by car takes about 4.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 9 — 11:
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): get curious at Tietomaa, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, then appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, and finally hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Oulu Cathedral, stroll around Ainolan Puisto, and then examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Oulu trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Oulu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Oulu are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Tietomaa ©
Tietomaa
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo ©
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

2
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Oulu to Tampere takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Tampere are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. On the next day, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, then walk around Sibelius Monument, and then stop by Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki visit planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma ©
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
Sibelius Monument ©
Sibelius Monument
Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir ©
Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir

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