46 days in Finland Itinerary

46 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Jerusalem
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16 h 45 min
1
Inari
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
5
Kemi
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Fly + Taxi + Train:  5 h 30 min
6
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Naantali
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
8
Ahtari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
9
Kalajoki
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h
10
Helsinki
— 21 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 30 min
11
Ranua
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12 h 30 min
End: Jerusalem

2
nights
Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: go for a walk through Otsamo Fell, experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then hike along Juutua Nature Trail.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Inari planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Inari is an approximately 17- hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Jerusalem in August, things will get much colder in Inari: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Wildlife
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Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

2
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, then visit Ounasjoki - River for activities, and finally get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Levi trip planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Levi sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Levi

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Levi Huskypark, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland, then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, and finally get out on two wheels at Luosto Adventures.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Luosto trip app.

Getting from Levi to Luosto by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Luosto
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Luosto ©
Luosto
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Pilke Science Centre and Moomin Snowcastle. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 12th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kukkolankoski. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tornion vesitorni, and finally tee off at Tornio Golf.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kemi road trip planning site.

Take a train from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. August in Kemi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Kemi

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Tornio, Kukkolankoski, Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
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Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
Tornio Golf ©
Tornio Golf
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and then find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere travel route builder tool.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Kemi to Tampere in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

2
nights
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): have fun at Adventure Park, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Kultaranta Garden, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Naantali attractions site.

You can drive from Tampere to Naantali in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Naantali can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ahtari.

Things to do in Naantali

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Turku
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

2
nights
Ahtari

Ahtari ©
Ähtäri is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the Southern Ostrobothnia region. On the 19th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Killinkoski Church, examine the collection at JM-Rally Parc Ferme, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at Ahtari Zoo.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ahtari day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Naantali to Ahtari takes 4 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kalajoki.

Things to do in Ahtari

Shopping Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

JM-Rally Parc Ferme, Killinkoski Church, Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen
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Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen ©
Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen
Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo
JM-Rally Parc Ferme ©
JM-Rally Parc Ferme

3
nights
Kalajoki

Kalajoki ©
Kalajoki is a coastal town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Raahe Museum. Keep things going the next day: cool off at Jukupark Kalajoki, head outdoors with Maakalla, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kannuksen Kirkko.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kalajoki trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Ahtari to Kalajoki takes 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kalajoki

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Raahe Museum, Kannuksen Kirkko
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Raahe Museum ©
Raahe Museum
Maakalla ©
Maakalla
Kannuksen Kirkko ©
Kannuksen Kirkko

21
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.
Visit Bellevue Beach and Hietaranta Beach for some beach relaxation. Kids will appreciate attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Kotka (Kotka Church, Sibelius Park, &more) and Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and explore the striking landscape of Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Kalajoki to Helsinki with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Ranua.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kotka, Espoo, Vantaa, Hanko, Kirkkonummi
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

3
nights
Ranua

Ranua ©
Ranua is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Lapland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ranua: Posio (Korouoma Canyon & Pentik Hill). There's more to do: get to know the resident critters at Ranua Zoo.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ranua journey builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Ranua takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ranua

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Posio
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill

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