22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oulu
— 4 nights
2
Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
3
Turku
— 5 nights
4
Helsinki
— 6 nights

4
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Get some historical perspective at Kauppahalli and Haukipudas Church. Escape the urban bustle at Nallikari Beach and Koitelinkoski. Change things up with a short trip to Raahe Museum in Raahe (about 1h 5 min away). There's lots more to do: walk around Hupisaaret Park, admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, take in the exciting artwork at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, and examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Oulu trip itinerary builder site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Oulu is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, you will find days in Oulu are little chillier (°C), and nights are much colder (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Raahe Museum, Haukipudas Church, Koitelinkoski
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park

6
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Old Church of Keuruu and Church of Keuruu will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Ahtari Zoo and Leivonmaki National Park. Explore Jyvaskyla's surroundings by going to Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi), Pyha-Hakki National Park (in Saarijarvi) and Marttinen (in Virrat). Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Päijänteen kansallispuisto. And it doesn't end there: hike along Nyrolan luontopolku, take in the pleasant sights at Tourujoen Luontopolku, and look for gifts at Punnitse & Saasta.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla vacation planning tool.

Traveling by car from Oulu to Jyvaskyla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. July in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keuruu, Päijänteen kansallispuisto, Ahtari Zoo, Petajavesi Old Church, Pyha-Hakki National Park
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Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo
Päijänteen kansallispuisto ©
Päijänteen kansallispuisto
Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Turku Castle and Kurjenrahka National Park. Get outdoors at Teijo National Park and Tulliniemi Nature Path. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy (in Pernio) and Old Rauma (in Rauma). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, look for all kinds of wild species at Vepsa Island, make a trip to Archangel Michael's church, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku route builder app.

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Turku by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Pernio, Tulliniemi Nature Path, Kurjenrahka National Park, Old Rauma, Moomin World
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

6
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.
Attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Stand-Up Paddleboarding make great kid-friendly stops. Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Hakaniemi Market. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Raseborg to see Ekenas Archipelago National Park about 1h 20 min away. Pack the 12th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa), browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, meet the residents at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, and kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Helsinki vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Ekenas Archipelago National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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