6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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Saariselka
— 1 night
2
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
3
Oulu
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, hike along Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka road trip planning site.

Kaunas, Lithuania to Saariselka is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In August, Saariselka is slightly colder than Kaunas - with highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi travel route planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): stroll around Ainolan Puisto, then walk around Hupisaaret Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, and finally kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Oulu online trip maker.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Oulu in 4.5 hours. August in Oulu sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

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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.
On the 13th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Senate Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and finally explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki tour app.

You can fly from Oulu to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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