11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland vacation planner

©
Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Vaasa
— 3 nights
4
Oulu
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
6
Tornio
— 2 nights

2
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.
On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, and then admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki itinerary maker site.

Zurich, Switzerland to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Zurich in July: highs in Helsinki hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island, get your game on at Moomin World, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Turku day trip tool.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Naantali
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

3
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kids will enjoy Powerpark and Meteoriihi. Explore Vaasa's surroundings by going to Aspegrens Rosenlund (in Pietarsaari), Saltkaret (in Mustasaari) and Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala (in Kauhava). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, have some family-friendly fun at Makeitout, see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Vaasa using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Vaasa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Vaasa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Oulu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mustasaari, Aspegrens Rosenlund, Powerpark, Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala
Highlights from your plan
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Powerpark ©
Powerpark
Meteoriihi ©
Meteoriihi

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 28th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, thenstroll around Ainolan Puisto, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Oulu online travel planner.

You can drive from Vaasa to Oulu in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

1
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 29th (Wed): see Santa Claus Office, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planning website.

You can take a train from Oulu to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Tornio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

2
nights
Tornio

Tornio ©
Tornio is a city and municipality in Lapland, Finland. On the 30th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, thentake an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and then get in on the family fun at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tornio trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Tornio takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tornio

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums
Highlights from your plan
Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley

Similar Plans

12 days in Helsinki, Turku & Oulu BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Helsinki, Inari & Porvoo BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Helsinki & Lapland BY A USER FROM FINLAND July, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in Norway, Stockholm & Helsinki BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 13 days in Norway, Stockholm & Helsinki BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Turku, Kalajoki & Savonlinna BY A USER FROM FINLAND June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 14 days in Rovaniemi & Kilpisjarvi BY A USER FROM FINLAND July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM GERMANY April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Finland, Oslo & Bergen BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 26 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 28 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans