21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Kotka
— 2 nights
3
Joensuu
— 2 nights
4
Kajaani
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
6
Oulu
— 2 nights
7
Tampere
— 2 nights
8
Turku
— 2 nights
9
Helsinki
— 1 night

4
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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

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Santiago, Chile to Helsinki is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Chile Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

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
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, thenget 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 °C during the day and °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
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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. Venture out of the city with trips to Kerimaki Church (in Kerimaki) and Ukko-Koli Hill (in Koli National Park). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, make a trip to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, admire the masterpieces at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Utra Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Joensuu trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Kotka to Joensuu in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Kajaani.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Ukko-Koli Hill
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma ©
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma

1
night
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, thentake 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 °C, and evening lows to °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

Vuokatti, Paltaniemi Church
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Kajaani Castle ruins ©
Kajaani Castle ruins
Vuokatti Bowling ©
Vuokatti Bowling
Vuokatinvaara ©
Vuokatinvaara

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
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, thensee Santa Claus Office, thentake 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 °C, while at night they dip to °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

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): get curious at Tietomaa, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, thenappreciate 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 train from Rovaniemi to Oulu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Oulu are °C, while nighttime lows are °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
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Tietomaa ©
Tietomaa
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo ©
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
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, thencontemplate 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, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, thensee 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 train from Oulu to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Tampere are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

2
nights
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, thenbrowse the exhibits of Turku Castle, thensee 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, thenget 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 take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °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

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

1
night
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, thenwalk 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
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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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