27 days in Finland Itinerary

27 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
4
Levi
— 3 nights
5
Inari
— 3 nights
6
Ranua
— 3 nights
7
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
8
Saariselka
— 3 nights

5
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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

Geneva, Switzerland to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Geneva to Helsinki is 1 hour. When traveling from Geneva in July, plan for slightly colder days in Helsinki, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
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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.
On the 12th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenbrowse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): make a trip to Naantali Old Town and then grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
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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 14th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, thenHead underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Pilke Science Centre, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip maker app.

Getting from Turku to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Nature
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

3
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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Change things up with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila (about 46 minutes away). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Levi day trip website.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Fun & Games Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Kittila, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ivalo Trek Lapland, Utsjoki Nature Information Hut and Aurora Service Tours. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get all the information you need at Utsjoki Nature Information Hut, get a taste of local nightlife at Aurora Service Tours, trek along with Ivalo Trek Lapland, thenhead outdoors with Lake Inari, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and finally examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop and then hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Inari trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Inari, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ranua.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lapland, Saariselka
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

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Ranua

Ranua ©
Ranua is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Lapland. On the 23rd (Thu), examine the collection at Kierikki Stone Age Centre and then explore the striking landscape at Korouoma Canyon.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Ranua journey planner.

Traveling by car from Inari to Ranua takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Ranua

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trips

Kierikki Stone Age Centre, Korouoma Canyon
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Kierikki Stone Age Centre ©
Kierikki Stone Age Centre

3
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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Explore Kuusamo's surroundings by going to The Silent People (in Suomussalmi) and Pieni Karhunkierros Trail (in Juuma). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Karhunkierros, contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, wander the wide-open spaces of Kujala Reindeer Farm, and hit the slopes at Ruka.

Start your trip to Kuusamo by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Ranua to Kuusamo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

The Silent People, Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
The Silent People ©
The Silent People

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Ivalo Safaris has been added to your itinerary. On the 29th (Wed), see the winter wonderland with Ivalo Safaris, get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Saariselka takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Ivalo Safaris
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka Reindeer Farm ©
Saariselka Reindeer Farm

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