11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— Few hours
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Uusikaarlepyy
— 3 nights
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Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
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Kuopio
— 1 night
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Joensuu
— 1 night
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Lappeenranta
— 1 night
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Kotka
— 1 night

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church and then admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planning site.

Oslo, Norway to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Oslo in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Helsinki, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Architectural Building
Helsinki Central Railway Station
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 8th (Wed), find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Uusikaarlepyy.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
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Wildlife Area
Hatanpaa Arboretum
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Uusikaarlepyy

Uusikaarlepyy ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Uusikaarlepyy: Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala (in Kauhava), Isonkyron Vanha Kirkko (in Isokyro) and Powerpark (in Harma).

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Uusikaarlepyy attractions tool.

Getting from Tampere to Uusikaarlepyy by car takes about 3.5 hours. In July in Uusikaarlepyy, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Uusikaarlepyy

Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Theme Park
Powerpark
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala
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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): go for a walk through Tourujoen Luontopolku, brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, look for gifts at Punnitse & Saasta, then get engrossed in the history at Toivolan Vanha Piha, and finally take an in-depth tour of Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla route builder website.

Drive from Uusikaarlepyy to Jyvaskyla in 3.5 hours. July in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Shopping
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Military Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum
4.5
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History Museum
Toivolan Vanha Piha
4.4

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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, then examine the collection at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

Planning Kuopio trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Kuopio by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Museums · Nature
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Specialty Museum
Kuopion Korttelimuseo
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Observation Deck
Puijo Tower
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Government Building
Kuopio Market City Hall
4.5

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Joensuu

Joensuu
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joensuu Church, take in nature's colorful creations at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, examine the collection at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, then make a trip to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, and finally stop by Kauppakeskus Iso Myy.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Joensuu trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Joensuu takes 2 hours. July in Joensuu sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, then explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lappeenrannan kirkko.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Joensuu to Lappeenranta takes 3 hours. In July in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
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Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Sibelius Park, stroll around Sapokka Water Garden, and then get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kotka travel planner.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Kotka in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
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