7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Helsinki
Fly + Bus:  4 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
End: Helsinki

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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 9th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Auttikongas. Keep things going the next day: catch all the local highlights with Feelapland, then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in June, you will find days in Rovaniemi are a bit cooler (18°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 11th (Tue), browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, look for all kinds of wild species at Hupisaaret Park, then have some family-friendly fun at Oulu Climbing Centre, and finally kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Oulu trip builder website.

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Oulu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. June in Oulu sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park

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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 12th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Leivonmaki National Park. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, make a trip to University of Jyvaskyla, then contemplate the long history of Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, then don't miss a visit to Hoyry Galleria, and finally admire the striking features of Petajavesi Old Church.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla trip planner.

Drive from Oulu to Jyvaskyla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Korpilahti, Leivonmaki National Park, Petajavesi Old Church
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church
Room Escape Games

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market, admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, and finally browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. On the next day, stroll around Nuuksio National Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary website.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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