7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Oulu
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
2
Kuopio
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
+2
train + bus + Fly:  19​h
End: Los Angeles

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, then appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oulu Cathedral, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Oulu online itinerary maker .

Los Angeles, USA to Oulu is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Oulu. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect Oulu to be a bit cooler, temps between 66°F and 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli
Toripolliisi ©
Toripolliisi

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): learn about all things military at Kuopio War Veteran Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, then view the masterpieces at G12 Galleria, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, and finally browse the different shops at Matkus Shopping Center.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kuopio online holiday planner .

You can drive from Oulu to Kuopio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Kuopio

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Matkus Shopping Center ©
Matkus Shopping Center

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night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Isonkyron Vanha Kirkko, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, then pause for some serene contemplation at Huutoniemen kirkko, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kasarmintori ja ortodoksinen kirkko, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Tikanoja Art Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vaasa travel planner .

You can fly from Kuopio to Vaasa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Isonkyron Vanha Kirkko
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Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko
Isonkyron Vanha Kirkko ©
Isonkyron Vanha Kirkko

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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 6th (Tue): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, stop by LAURI, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Rovaniemi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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