22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Turku
— 4 nights
2
Helsinki
— 8 nights
3
Joensuu
— 1 night
4
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
5
Kilpisjarvi
— 1 day
6
Oulu
— 1 night

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get a sense of the local culture at Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Get outdoors at Kurjenrahka National Park and The Archipelago Trail. Step out of Turku to go to Rauma and see Old Rauma, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, stay fit while traveling at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Turku trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Turku is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Turku. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Toronto in June; daily highs in Turku reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Old Rauma, Kurjenrahka National Park, Vaski Adventure Island
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

8
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla) and Sibelius Hall (in Lahti). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, get a taste of the local shopping with Old Market Hall, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Valkmusa National Park, Flamingo Entertainment Center, Sibelius Hall, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. On the 20th (Sat), stop by Kauppakeskus Iso Myy, tour the pleasant surroundings at Honkaniemi Beach, and then trek along Kolvananuuro.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Joensuu itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Joensuu. In June, daily temperatures in Joensuu can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Joensuu

Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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Kolvananuuro ©
Kolvananuuro
Kauppakeskus Iso Myy ©
Kauppakeskus Iso Myy

3
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Paha-Koli Hill and Ukko-Koli Hill. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, stop by Koli Shop Retkitupa, trek along Herajarvi Hiking Trail, and explore the activities along Pielinen.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Koli National Park trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Joensuu to Koli National Park takes 1.5 hours. In June in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

1
day
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Tsahkal Falls and then don't miss a visit to Saana.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Kilpisjarvi trip planner.

Drive from Koli National Park to Kilpisjarvi in 12 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Koli National Park in June: highs in Kilpisjarvi hover around 14°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
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Saana ©
Saana

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): stroll through Nallikari Beach, then stop by Luovon Puoji, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Haukipudas Church, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Oulu Cathedral, stroll around Ainolan Puisto, then get curious at Tietomaa, and finally appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Oulu trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Kilpisjarvi to Oulu takes 7.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Oulu. When traveling from Kilpisjarvi in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Oulu: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trips

Luovon Puoji, Haukipudas Church
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church
Oulu Cathedral ©
Oulu Cathedral

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