7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Oulu
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Helsinki

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), stop by Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, then make a trip to Senate Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip maker site .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Helsinki. In April, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 9th (Tue), enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla, stroll through Maki-Matin perhepuisto, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, then stop by Punnitse & Saasta, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Jyvaskyla takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Helsinki in April, Jyvaskyla is a bit cooler at night with lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Fun & Games Museums
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Maki-Matin perhepuisto ©
Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Room Escape Games

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 10th (Wed), browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, then identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park, then experience the excitement of Oulu Climbing Centre, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, University of Oulu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, stroll through Ainolan Puisto, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Oulu Cathedral.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Oulu trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Oulu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Oulu are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Fun & Games Museums
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Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Botanical Garden, University of Oulu ©
Oulu Climbing Centre ©
Oulu Climbing Centre

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, have fun at Santa Claus Office, then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi driving holiday planner .

You can take a train from Oulu to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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