22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly:  13 h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  4 h 15 min
2
Inari
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
6
Levi
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 15 min
7
Hameenkyro
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Turku
— 5 nights
Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Toronto

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get outdoors at Hietaranta Beach and Santalahti Nature Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Riverside Park (in Kotka) and Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori.

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Toronto, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Toronto in September, things will get slightly colder in Helsinki: highs are around 19°C and lows about 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Discover out-of-the-way places like Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Inari online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Helsinki to Inari takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in September; daily highs in Inari reach 13°C and lows reach 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Luosto day trip site.

Getting from Inari to Luosto by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then look for gifts at Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus, and finally admire the sheer force of Auttikongas.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Luosto to Rovaniemi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Museums
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus ©
Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 13th (Thu), stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Akaslompolo trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can catch the bus to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Shopping
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

few
hours
Levi

Levi
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 14th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm and then experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Levi road trip planning website.

You can take a bus from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hameenkyro.

Things to do in Levi

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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4
nights
Hameenkyro

Hameenkyro ©
Hämeenkyrö is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the former province of Western Finland and is part of the Pirkanmaa region. Take a break from the city and head to Yyteri Beach and Marttinen. Old Rauma and Kyroskoski are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hameenkyro: Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya) and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi).

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hameenkyro online trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Levi to Hameenkyro. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Hameenkyro

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Marttinen, Yyteri Beach, Old Rauma, Kurjenrahka National Park, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Kyroskoski ©
Kyroskoski
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Turku Castle and The Church of the Holy Cross. Visit Bellevue Beach and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya) and Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, make a trip to Naantali Church, buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel.

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You can drive from Hameenkyro to Turku in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Rauma, Bellevue Beach, Teijo National Park, Kurjenrahka National Park, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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