11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Prague
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Jyvaskyla
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Oulu
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Prague

3
nights
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.
Pack the 1st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Prague to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Prague in July, plan for slightly colder days in Helsinki, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
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 2nd (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Ahtari Zoo and then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Serlachius Museum Gosta, take an in-depth tour of Toivolan Vanha Piha, and then see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla road trip planning app .

Getting from Helsinki to Jyvaskyla by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Traveling from Helsinki in August, Jyvaskyla is a bit cooler at night with lows of 10°C. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art, Ahtari Zoo
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The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo
Room Escape Games

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nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Oulu is known for shopping, beaches, nightlife, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Oulu Cathedral, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Oulu trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Oulu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Oulu are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Safaris

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