7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
3
Oulu
— 1 night
4
Tornio
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, thenmake a trip to Senate Square, and finally expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, stop by Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally stroll through The Esplanadi Park.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vaasa.

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 11th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Mustasaaren kirkko, examine the collection at Terranova, and then explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

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You can fly from Helsinki to Vaasa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Vaasa sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Vaasa

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 12th (Thu), examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, stroll around Ainolan Puisto, and then stroll around Hupisaaret Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Oulu trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Oulu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Tornio.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo

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night
Tornio

Tornio ©
Tornio is a city and municipality in Lapland, Finland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): get your game on at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, and then take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tornio trip planner.

You can drive from Oulu to Tornio in 2 hours. In September in Tornio, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tornio

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums
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Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda ©
Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley

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 14th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Napapiirin Porofarmi, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, thenshop like a local with Marttiini Store Old Factory, and then identify plant and animal life at Arctic Emotions Oy.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi itinerary builder site.

Drive from Tornio to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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