7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  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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night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge and then take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas. On the next day, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Feelapland, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi journey planner .

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Helsinki in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Fun & Games Nature
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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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park, then head outdoors with Oulu Climbing Centre, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Oulu trip itinerary builder tool .

Take a train from Rovaniemi to Oulu in 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) early enough to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Oulu Climbing Centre ©
Oulu Climbing Centre

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nights
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 striking landscape of Leivonmaki National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla, steep yourself in history at Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, then don't miss a visit to Hoyry Galleria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Petajavesi Old Church.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Oulu to Jyvaskyla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can 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
Hoyry Galleria ©
Hoyry Galleria

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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 14th (Fri), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get a taste of the local shopping with Hakaniemi Market, admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner .

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Helsinki by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Wildlife Nature Tours

Side Trips

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

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