14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Kouvola
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Porvoo
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of the city life by going to Kotielainpuisto Arkadia and Luosto Adventures. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Isokuru. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of life in the country at Poro Farmi, get in on the family fun at Moomin Snowcastle, see Santa Claus Office, and get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip app .

Amsterdam, Holland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. In July, Rovaniemi is little chillier than Amsterdam - with highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Luosto, Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
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Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 21st (Sun), head off the coast to Viikinsaari Island, then get your game on at Portaali VR, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere online travel planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Tampere by combination of flight and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to take a train to Kouvola.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island
Portaali ©
Portaali

3
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Arboretum Mustila and Vaaksy Canal. Get in touch with nature at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area and Riverside Park. Explore Kouvola's surroundings by going to The Astuvansalmi rock paintings (in Ristiina) and Kotka (Haukkavuori Lookout Tower, Linden Esplanade, & more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Kouvola Tube Radio Museum and pause for some serene contemplation at Main Church.

Plan my day in Kouvola using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Kouvola takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Porvoo.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kotka, The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, Arboretum Mustila, Vaaksy Canal
Highlights from your plan
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©

2
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): look for gifts at Riimikko, explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut, and then take in the pleasant sights at Stromforsin ruukki. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, then admire the masterpieces at Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo, and then head off the coast to Kaunissaari.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Porvoo trip planner .

You can take a bus from Kouvola to Porvoo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ruotsinpyhtaa, Hiidenkirnut, Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo, Kaunissaari
Highlights from your plan
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Aurlahti Beach and Aurinkolahti Beach. Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Heureka in Vantaa, approximately 32 minutes away. There's more to do: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and wander the streets of Katajanokka.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Porvoo to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Aurlahti Beach, Nuuksio National Park, Heureka
Highlights from your plan
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Heureka ©
Heureka
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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