8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland route maker

©
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Joensuu
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Kalajoki
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Oulu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Helsinki

3
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Explore Joensuu's surroundings by going to Savonlinna (Olavinlinnan Musta Passi & Olavinlinna Castle), Koli National Park (Pielinen & Ukko-Koli Hill) and Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, admire the masterpieces at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Joensuu online journey maker .

Helsinki to Joensuu is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Savonlinna, Koli National Park, Linnansaari National Park, Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 26th (Thu), snap pictures at Karkisten Silta, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, then examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland).

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla trip planner .

You can drive from Joensuu to Jyvaskyla in 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kalajoki.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Room Escape Games

1
night
Kalajoki

Kalajoki ©
Kalajoki is a coastal town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get outside with Maakalla and then have fun at Jukupark Kalajoki.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kalajoki trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Kalajoki takes 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kalajoki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Kalajoki

Outdoors Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Maakalla ©
Maakalla

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 28th (Sat), browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, stroll through Ainolan Puisto, then admire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach, and finally appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then enjoy some diversion at Tietomaa, and then admire the masterpieces at Oulun Taidemuseo.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Oulu holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Kalajoki to Oulu takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Oulu are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

Similar Plans

9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM BELGIUM July, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 25 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Jyvaskyla BY A USER FROM GERMANY August, culture, outdoors, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Finland BY A USER FROM HONG KONG August, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Finland BY A USER FROM HONG KONG August, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Helsinki Region & Jyvaskyla BY A USER FROM SPAIN August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Vaasa & Oulu BY A USER FROM FINLAND July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM RUSSIA August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Oulu & Helsinki BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
See more plans