9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh
Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
1
Kokkola
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Kajaani
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Tampere
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  7​h
End: Edinburgh

1
day
Kokkola

Kokkola ©
Kokkola is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 23rd (Sun), examine the collection at Lassander House, K.H.Renlund museum - Provincial Museum of Central Ostrobothnia, examine the collection at Pedagogy, K.H.Renlund museum - Provincial Museum of Central Ostrobothnia, then explore the world behind art at K.H. Renlund Museum, then wander the streets of Neristan (Old Wooden Town), and finally see the interesting displays at The Toivonen Animal Park and Peasant Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kokkola travel planner.

Edinburgh, UK to Kokkola is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Edinburgh to Kokkola due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Kajaani.

Things to do in Kokkola

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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K.H. Renlund Museum ©
K.H. Renlund Museum
Neristan (Old Wooden Town) ©
Neristan (Old Wooden Town)

3
nights
Kajaani

Kajaani ©
Take a break from the city and head to Hiidenportti National Park and Kainuun Vaellustalli. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Venajanhiekka and Kajaani Castle ruins. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kajaani: Vuokatti Bowling (in Vuokatti) and Jyrkkakosken Ruukki (in Sonkajarvi). The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Vuokatinvaara and pause for some serene contemplation at Kajaani Church.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kajaani road trip app .

Drive from Kokkola to Kajaani in 3.5 hours. In June in Kajaani, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Kajaani

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Vuokatti, Sotkamo, Jyrkkakosken Ruukki, Venajanhiekka
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Kajaani Church ©
Kajaani Church
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park
Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli

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night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, then take in the pleasant sights at Tourujoen luontopolku, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla day trip planning app .

Drive from Kajaani to Jyvaskyla in 4 hours. In June, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Fun & Games Parks
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Room Escape Games
The Craft Museum of Finland ©
The Craft Museum of Finland

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

Make your Tampere itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Take a train from Jyvaskyla to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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