14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Hameenlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Kuopio
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Oulu
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Joensuu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Helsinki

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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki journey maker website .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Helsinki. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Hameenlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
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Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museo Militaria, explore the historical opulence of Hame Castle, then contemplate the long history of Birthplace of Jean Sibelius, and finally find something for the whole family at Ahvenisto. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Aulanko, see the interesting displays at Palander House, then identify plant and animal life at Evo Hiking Area, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Padasjoen Tuomastornit.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hameenlinna online journey planner .

You can take a bus from Helsinki to Hameenlinna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Hameenlinna are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Padasjoen Tuomastornit
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Aulanko ©
Aulanko
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Evo Hiking Area ©
Evo Hiking Area

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 29th (Sun), go for a walk through Tourujoen luontopolku, learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Toivolan Vanha Piha, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Jyvaskyla tour itinerary website .

Getting from Hameenlinna to Jyvaskyla by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can take a train to Kuopio.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Fun & Games Parks
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The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Room Escape Games
Toivolan Vanha Piha ©
Toivolan Vanha Piha

2
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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 30th (Mon), explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, then take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and finally enjoy some diversion at Vainolanniemi.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuopio day trip site .

Traveling by train from Jyvaskyla to Kuopio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Kuopio are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Kuopio

Fun & Games Museums Nature
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Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

1
night
Oulu

Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oulu Cathedral, then stroll around Ainolan Puisto, then stroll around Hupisaaret Park, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Oulu day trip planning website .

Drive from Kuopio to Oulu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Safaris
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally wander the wide-open spaces of Poro Farmi. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy and then look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

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Traveling by train from Oulu to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Oulu in October, you will find days in Rovaniemi are slightly colder (3°C), and nights are about the same (-1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

2
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): look for gifts at Kauppakeskus Iso Myy, admire the natural beauty at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, then make a trip to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, and finally hunt for treasures at Joensuun Tori (Joensuu Market). Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of New Valamo Monastery.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Joensuu holiday app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rovaniemi to Joensuu. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Joensuu

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

New Valamo Monastery
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