Cheap 13-Day Finland Road Trip from Rovaniemi to Kemi, Oulu, Kajaani, and Ruka

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13 days & 12 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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Get ready for an exciting vacation without hitting your budget hard with this 13-day cheap road trip in Finland. Venture into the heart of Rovaniemi, Kemi, Oulu, Kajaani, Vuokatti, Suomussalmi, Ruka, and Kuusamo, where every mile is packed with value and excitement. Embrace the freedom of the open road and make memories that last a lifetime, all within your budget.

Explore Finland for less with this 13-day self-drive package. This customizable and cheap Finland travel package promises non-stop adventure. We'll introduce you to many famous and affordable vacation spots in the country. Dine with locals at popular restaurants and bars across Finland and get a taste of the people’s hospitality and authentic food.

This travel plan allows you to stay comfortably at a top-rated budget hotel for 4 nights in Rovaniemi, 1 night in Kemi, 3 nights in Oulu, 2 nights in Kajaani, and 2 nights in Ruka. We'll help you have an unforgettable road trip experience in Finland at the lowest price!

On arrival in Rovaniemi, you'll pick up your rental vehicle. From there, you'll begin your journey to the best and cheapest places to travel to in Finland. Finland offers a wealth of world-class natural and scenic beauty you wouldn't want to miss!

During your cheap holiday in Finland, the choice of accommodation is entirely yours. Enjoy the freedom to select the ideal budget-friendly stay that perfectly matches your needs. Rest assured, your affordable accommodation will provide a welcoming retreat after a day of exploration and discovery.

Your camera will be full of memories you can share with friends and family or on social media.

Throughout your road trip in Finland, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in Finland.

This affordable holiday package includes everything you need for a fantastic 13-day vacation in Finland. We'll offer you cheap flights and arrange your hotel reservations for 12 nights. We'll also provide you with the best budget rental car in Finland with CDW insurance.

You can customize your Finland travel plan for a more personalized holiday experience. Choose from popular and competitively-priced tours and tickets in Finland and add your picks to your itinerary. For example, get cheap tour tickets to uncover the stories behind Finland's famous sights. Or, try out some of the most fantastic excursions. There's no better way to add more culture and inspiration to your trip!

Booking this cheap holiday package in Finland offers you many perks. You'll get 24/7 travel support. In addition, you'll have access to a step-by-step guide in our mobile app. Here, you'll find all your travel documents organized in one place.

So what are you waiting for? Enjoy a hassle-free vacation in Finland with this cheap holiday deal! The best and most affordable tours in Finland fill up fast, so book your adventure today!

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Hotel, 12 nights
Rental car, 13 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Rovaniemi Finland, panorama of the city with Kemijoki river in the back and Ounasvaara fell with the city heart at the left.Rovaniemi / 4 nights
Kajaani - city in FinlandKajaani / 2 nights
Oulu Finland Aerial landscape photo.Oulu / 3 nights
Photo of stunning sunset view over wooden huts and snow covered trees in Kuusamo, Finnish Lapland.Kuusamo
photo of beautiful view of Finnish landscape with trees in snow, ruka, karelia, lapland, hilly winter landscapes in famous winter sports area called Ruka.Ruka / 2 nights
Kemi - city in FinlandKemi / 1 night

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Attractions

Santa Claus Village, Rovaniemi, Rovaniemen seutukunta, Lapland, Mainland Finland, FinlandSanta Claus Village
Photo of Rukatunturi is a 490 meters high fell and a ski resort in Kuusamo in the middle of lakes and evergreen forests of Finland.Rukatunturi
Santa Claus Office, Rovaniemi, Rovaniemen seutukunta, Lapland, Mainland Finland, FinlandSanta Claus Office
Oulu market squareOulu market square
Tietomaa Science CentreTietomaa Science Centre
photo of a river in winter at Oulanka National Park, Finland.Oulanka National Park
photo of SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus in Finland.SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Pieni Karhunkierros Circle Trail
Angry Birds Playground, Rovaniemi, Rovaniemen seutukunta, Lapland, Mainland Finland, FinlandAngry Birds Playground
SuperPark Vuokatti, Sotkamo, Kajaanin seutukunta, Kainuu, Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandSuperPark Vuokatti
Arktikum, Rovaniemi, Rovaniemen seutukunta, Lapland, Mainland Finland, FinlandArktikum Science Museum
Photo of Myllykoski watermill at Pieni Karhunkierros hiking trail during cold and wintery day with rapids flowing in Finland.Myllykoski
Kajaani Castle Ruins, Kajaani, Kajaanin seutukunta, Kainuu, Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandKajaani Castle Ruins
Lordi's Square, Rovaniemi, Rovaniemen seutukunta, Lapland, Mainland Finland, FinlandLordi's Square
Photo of Oulu Market Hall, Finland.Oulu Market Hall
Culture House KorundiKorundi House of Culture
Ounasvaara Ski Oy, Rovaniemi, Rovaniemen seutukunta, Lapland, Mainland Finland, FinlandOunasvaara Ski Oy
The Oulu Museum Of Art, Oulu, Oulun seutukunta, North Ostrobothnia, Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandThe Oulu Museum Of Art
The Quiet People - The Silent People, Suomussalmi, Kehys-Kainuun seutukunta, Kainuu, Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandThe Quiet People - The Silent People
Photo of Hollihaka Park Oulu outdoor gym in winter at night, Finland.Hollihaka Park Oulu outdoor gym
Santa's Post Office, Rovaniemi, Rovaniemen seutukunta, Lapland, Mainland Finland, FinlandSanta's Post Office
An aerial view of Kiutaköngäs rapids in the northern taiga forest of Finland.Kiutaköngäs
Rovaniemen kirkkoRovaniemi Church
University of Oulu Botanical Gardens, Oulu, Oulun seutukunta, North Ostrobothnia, Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandUniversity of Oulu Botanical Gardens
Vauhtipuisto - Amusement park, Oulu, Oulun seutukunta, North Ostrobothnia, Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandVauhtipuisto - Amusement park
Oulu Automobile Museum, Oulu, Oulun seutukunta, North Ostrobothnia, Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandOulu Automobile Museum
Jyrävä, Kuusamo, Koillismaan seutukunta, North Ostrobothnia, Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandJyrävä Rapids
Nallikari Lighthouse, Oulu, Oulun seutukunta, North Ostrobothnia, Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandNallikari Lighthouse
photo of an empty Nallikari beach at morning in Oulu, Finland.Nallikari beach
Turkansaari Open-air museumTurkansaari Open Air Museum
Rotuaarin pallo, Oulu, Oulun seutukunta, North Ostrobothnia, Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandRotuaarin pallo
Arktikum Arboretum, Rovaniemi, Rovaniemen seutukunta, Lapland, Mainland Finland, FinlandArktikum Arboretum
Bearhill Husky, Rovaniemi, Rovaniemen seutukunta, Lapland, Mainland Finland, FinlandBearhill Husky
Mannerheim park, Oulu, Oulun seutukunta, North Ostrobothnia, Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandMannerheim park
Vuokatinvaara, Sotkamo, Kajaanin seutukunta, Kainuu, Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandVuokatti Hill
Oulu CastleOulu Castle
Heinätorinpuisto parkHeinätorinpuisto park
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Center, Kuusamo, Koillismaan seutukunta, North Ostrobothnia, Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandHannu Hautala Nature Photography Center
Kainuu Museum, Kajaani, Kajaanin seutukunta, Kainuu, Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandKainuu Museum
The tourist center of Karhuntassu, Kuusamo, Koillismaan seutukunta, North Ostrobothnia, Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandThe tourist center of Karhuntassu
Musical Forest

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Day 1

Day 1 – Rovaniemi - arrival day

  • Rovaniemi - Arrival day
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  • Lordi's Square
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Your exciting road trip through Finland starts when you reach the incredible city of Rovaniemi, where you'll stay for 3 nights. You'll pick up your rental car in Rovaniemi and begin your adventure in Finland.

Rovaniemi is a popular cheap holiday destination in Finland with something to offer every traveler. More than a city in Finland, Rovaniemi is also a great place to find top-rated budget accommodations. You'll find many of these accommodations close to bustling markets and cultural attractions.

Going on cheap, budget vacations in Finland shouldn’t stop anyone from dining at top-rated restaurants and bars. More than just an affordable travel destination, Rovaniemi is also home to a variety of excellent dining spots. When it’s time for a meal, we recommend you try some of the city's best places to eat and drink.

An excellent option with an exciting menu is Nili Restaurant. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,476 customers.

Another dining option is Cafe & Bar 21. This restaurant is popular among locals and cheap holiday-goers for its delicious food and reasonable prices. Cafe & Bar 21 has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 1,236 reviews.

Make sure to stop by Ravintola Roka Street Bistro for a great dining experience. A favorite place to eat among many, around 1,019 customers have rated the irresistible Ravintola Roka Street Bistro an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Cap off your night in this cheap holiday destination at Kauppayhtiö and try some of its cocktails and snacks. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 679 customers.

Oliver's Corner Irish Pub is another great place to hang out and unwind. This bar offers various drinks at affordable prices and is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 786 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of a terrific road trip vacation and a cheap holiday experience in Finland!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Rovaniemi

  • Rovaniemi
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Drive 19 km, 26 min

  • Santa Claus Office
  • Santa Claus Village
  • Santa's Post Office
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Day 2 of your road trip itinerary introduces you to many popular attractions and activities in Rovaniemi, proving that cheap holidays in Finland can be extraordinary.

Visiting the most popular travel destinations in Finland sometimes leaves you longing for more. Fortunately, there are plenty of unique and cheap tours to try out in Finland. Finland has something for everyone, and you can easily pick an activity you can add to your affordable vacation package. Check out all of the budget-friendly tours in Finland that will fill you with new inspiration.

A cheap, budget vacation in Rovaniemi should not stop you from enjoying incredible food. When you’re ready to have the best dining experience in Rovaniemi, try some of our top recommendations.

We recommend a local favorite like Yuca. This restaurant serves delicious dishes at surprisingly cheap prices and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 598 customers.

Siipiravintola Wingston Ky is another excellent restaurant we recommend for budget travelers in Rovaniemi. This restaurant offers good food at even better prices and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 512 customers.

Another popular restaurant in Rovaniemi you might want to check out is Gustav Kitchen & Bar. Gustav Kitchen & Bar is a local favorite with a variety of value-for-money dishes on their menu. Customers have rated this fantastic restaurant an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 365 reviews.

People's Pub offers many snacks and liquors at different price points and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 575 customers.

If you’d like to interact with locals and fellow travelers in Rovaniemi, check out Frans & Chérie, Rovaniemi. This bar is an excellent place to hang out and relax after a busy day, with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 506 customers.

Celebrate another day of your adventure-filled road trip through Finland with a toast. Cheers to a memorable cheap vacation experience in Finland!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Rovaniemi

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Drive 75 km, 1 hour 25 min

  • Bearhill Husky
  • Ounasvaara Ski Oy
  • SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
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Day 3’s road trip itinerary introduces you to many popular attractions and activities in Rovaniemi, proving that cheap holidays in Finland can be extraordinary.

Take the opportunity to embark on a unique experience in Rovaniemi. You’ll be excited to learn that there are plenty of easy to challenging tour options you can choose from and add to this cheap vacation package.

It's now time to discover the mouthwatering delights of Rovaniemi, where top-quality dining experiences blend seamlessly with budget-friendly options. Check out the city's best dining options, offering a tantalizing array of flavors to satisfy every palate.

For the best dining experience in this affordable destination, eat at the highly recommended Saigon Noodle Bar. This restaurant is sure to satisfy your hunger as it has an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 228 customers.

Hanki is another local-favorite restaurant in Rovaniemi. Hanki serves delicious and affordable meals, and is rated an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars in 159 reviews.

Known for its good food and service, Amarillo, Rovaniemi is also popular among locals and cheap holiday goers in Rovaniemi. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.1 of 5 stars from around 1,770 customers.

If you’re not ready to call it a day, pop into the top-rated Hemingway's Rovaniemi. This bar is considered one of the best in Rovaniemi and is rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 545 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Bull Bar and Grill, rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 392 customers.

Toast to another unforgettable road trip adventure during your cheap holiday in Finland!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Rovaniemi and Kemi

  • Rovaniemi
  • Kemi
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Drive 126 km, 2 hours 28 min

  • Rovaniemi Church
  • Korundi House of Culture
  • Arktikum Science Museum
  • Arktikum Arboretum
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Day 4 of your road trip across Finland is another proof that cheap holidays in Finland can indeed provide you an extraordinary travel experience. Today's agenda includes exploring 2 wonderful destinations — Rovaniemi and Kemi.

Take the opportunity to see Rovaniemi Church. This attraction has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 601 visitors.

Culture House Korundi is another sightseeing hotspot in the area. This cafe has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 806 travelers.

Rovaniemi is also the home of Arktikum. Around 995 people have rated this museum an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Another place you’ll want to visit is Arktikum Arboretum. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from a total of 360 reviews, a visit to this park is a great idea.

Kemi’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Rovaniemi behind. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 36 min. Kemi welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

While exploring Finland is a refreshing experience, don’t forget to rest to regain your energy. Kemi has plenty of top-rated accommodation options in all price ranges. Travelers visiting Kemi on an affordable vacation can easily find a comfortable place to stay in the city.

After a long day of exploring and making the most of your budget vacation in Finland, treat yourself to a hearty meal and a refreshing drink. You’ll find many great restaurants and bars in Kemi that offer delicious foods and drinks to help keep you going.

One restaurant we recommend you try in Kemi is Kemin Puistopaviljonki Ky. This restaurant provides good food and service and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,261 customers.

When talking about the best restaurants in Kemi, Pizzeria Di Mare is a name locals often mention. This local favorite offers a variety of options, helping it earn an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars from 897 diners.

If you’re not yet ready to call it a day, pop into Olutravintola Kukko. This bar is considered one of the best in Kemi and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 273 customers.

Equally popular, this bar offers a great drink list and a nice atmosphere for your evening endeavors.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure and cheap holiday experience in Finland!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Oulu

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Drive 110 km, 1 hour 43 min

  • University of Oulu Botanical Gardens
  • Tietomaa Science Centre
  • The Oulu Museum Of Art
  • Rotuaarin pallo
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On day 5 of your road trip through popular and cheap vacation spots across Finland, you’ll experience 2 charming destinations — Oulu and Oulu. How much time you’ll spend in each location is up to you. You’ll end your day in the city of Oulu.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Oulu, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Kemi to Oulu may take around 1 hour 15 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Oulu offers many top-rated accommodations suitable for travelers on a budget vacation in Finland. Whether you're in need of a quick break from your activities or seeking a comfortable place to rest, rest assured you'll find a welcoming and affordable option in the city.

Going on cheap, budget vacations in Finland shouldn’t stop anyone from dining at top-rated restaurants and bars. More than just an affordable travel destination, Oulu is also home to a variety of excellent dining spots. When it’s time for a meal, we recommend you try some of the city's best places to eat and drink.

After a long day of exploring, we recommend you try Grill Swing, one of the top-rated restaurants in the city. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 518 customers and is a great place to relax and enjoy a comforting meal.

Locals also recommend Toripolliisi, so you'll want to drop by this place. Toripolliisi serves delicious meals in hearty portions and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,274 customers.

Another must-try in the city of Oulu is Cafe Rooster. This restaurant boasts an exciting menu and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,068 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in Oulu. Leskinen is a fantastic option, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,338 customers.

To end your night the best way possible, don't forget to check out Irish Pub St. Michael (Arctic Vodka Oy). This bar offers a great variety of drinks and has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,244 customers.

Another bar with a great atmosphere is Pub Graali. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 611 customers.

A road trip vacation in Oulu can’t get any better than this! Toast to another amazing day in this cheap holiday destination in Finland!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Oulu

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Drive 1 km, 25 min

  • Oulu Market Hall
  • Oulu market square
  • Oulu Castle
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Day 6 of your road trip adventure means another chance to make the best memories in this cheap holiday destination in Finland. Prepare to be blown away by the city of Oulu!

Touring the best attractions in Finland offers you a glimpse of the country’s history and culture. But, you’ll be surprised to know that there’s more to Finland you are yet to discover. Take part in an eye-opening experience to make the best of your affordable vacation in Finland. Choose from all of the popular and budget-friendly tickets and activities available on this day of your cheap holiday in Finland.

Going on cheap, budget vacations in Finland shouldn’t stop anyone from dining at top-rated restaurants and bars. More than just an affordable travel destination, Oulu is also home to a variety of excellent dining spots. When it’s time for a meal, we recommend you try some of the city's best places to eat and drink.

Visit the popular Sauraha. Serving a menu of mouthwatering dishes, this restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,238 customers.

Another restaurant you should check out during your cheap vacation in Finland is Café Aitta9. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,231 customers, this famous restaurant is one of the area's most recommended places to eat.

If you wish to dine at a restaurant locals love, go to the wonderful Viking Restaurant Harald. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,270 customers, and is an awesome place to satisfy your craving for good food and service.

Cafe Kuluma is an excellent example of a great bar in Oulu offering drinks at reasonable prices. This popular bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 590 customers.

You can also hang out at Frans & Camille Bistro, another of locals’ go-to bars in Oulu. Frans & Camille Bistro is among the best city bars offering various beverages at different price points, with around 869 customers having rated it an average of 4 out of 5 stars.

Jumpru Pub is for you if you’re curious about bars that give you a taste of the nightlife scene in Oulu. This bar has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from more than 772 bar-goers.

Cherish every minute of your road trip vacation across Finland. Celebrate this opportunity to enjoy a cheap holiday in Finland!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Oulu

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Drive 11 km, 36 min

  • Nallikari Lighthouse
  • Nallikari beach
  • Vauhtipuisto - Amusement park
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On day 7 of your budget-friendly road trip adventures in Finland, you’ll go deep into Oulu, making the most of your 1 night in the city. To learn more of the city's culture, you'll also dine at the most popular restaurants in Oulu, and meet locals along the way!

Cheap, budget vacations are nothing but incredible, especially when you’re in Finland. To have the best affordable travel experience in Finland, make time for some unique, challenging, or inspiring activities. Adding a tour to your travel plan promises a one-of-a kind adventure that will make your cheap vacation in Finland unforgettable. Fortunately, you'll find plenty of budget-friendly tours and cheap holiday deals in Finland.

Savor the culinary delights of Oulu, where affordability meets excellence in dining and drinking. From inviting bars crafting signature cocktails to cozy eateries serving up local favorites, the city offers an unforgettable experience for every taste bud.

Crecian is an excellent example. Here, you can enjoy good food and service at affordable prices. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 933 customers.

Garam Masala is another great restaurant option for budget travelers. This restaurant serves a variety of delicious and savory meals at low prices and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 701 customers.

Locals enjoy dining at Friends & Brgrs Oulu, and you might want to check it out too. This restaurant has an exciting menu and an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 762 reviews.

One great example is 1bar. This bar offers various snacks and drinks at affordable prices and has an impressive average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 413 customers.

Viinibaari Vox is another popular bar in Oulu. If you ask the 291 customers who have rated it an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars, Viinibaari Vox is the perfect place to hang out for a drink or two.

Celebrate another day of your adventure-filled road trip through Finland with a toast. Cheers to a memorable cheap vacation experience in Finland!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Oulu and Kajaani

  • Oulu
  • Kajaani
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Drive 187 km, 2 hours 53 min

  • Mannerheim park
  • Heinätorinpuisto park
  • Hollihaka Park Oulu outdoor gym
  • Oulu Automobile Museum
  • Turkansaari Open Air Museum
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Day 8 of your self-drive vacation in Finland will take you to the city of Kajaani, where you'll be staying for 2 nights. On your way to Kajaani, you'll explore 2 popular cheap holiday destinations in Finland, including Oulu and Kajaani.

Be one of the day’s first visitors at Mannerheim park. This park is rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 348 visitors.

When you’re finished at Mannerheim park, head to Heinätorinpuisto park. This one-of-a-kind park is rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars in 192 reviews.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Hollihaka Park Oulu outdoor gym. This outdoor gym is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 694 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, then consider a visit to Oulu Automobile Museum. This automobile museum is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 549 visitors.

To round off your sightseeing experience, make your way to Turkansaari Open Air Museum. This famous open-air museum is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 390 travelers.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Kajaani. This car ride takes around 2 hours 5 min.

While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

You’ll also have your choice of the best budget-friendly accommodations in the city of Kajaani. So when it's time for a break from your adventures in Kajaani, relax and restore your energy at any of the following affordable places to stay.

As this day progresses, satisfy your hunger and quench your thirst at one of the city's best restaurants and bars. Many restaurants in Kajaani offer good food and drink options at even better prices; the perfect combination for travelers on affordable vacations in Finland.

One musty-try restaurant is Mantan Grilli-Kioski Oy. This restaurant offers good food at reasonable prices and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 937 customers.

Restaurant Fors is an excellent alternative with an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 315 reviews. Restaurant Fors is known for its delicious meals that will surely satisfy your hunger.

Another of the best places to eat in the area is Restaurant Ranch. This restaurant has an impressive average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 771 customers because of their good food, service, and ambiance.

Rock House Kulma is a must-visit. This bar is rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 301 customers.

You can also enjoy having some snacks and drinks at Restaurant Saint Kukko. This bar is a popular hangout spot among locals and has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from 103 customers.

Celebrate another day of your adventure-filled road trip through Finland with a toast. Cheers to a memorable cheap vacation experience in Finland!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Kajaani and Vuokatti

  • Kajaani
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Drive 76 km, 1 hour 18 min

  • Kajaani Castle Ruins
  • Vuokatti Hill
  • SuperPark Vuokatti
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Day 9 means another chance to make the best memories in this cheap holiday destination in Finland, Kajaani. So buckle up and prepare to be blown away by the city of Kajaani!

Make your vacation in Finland more memorable and epic without spending a fortune. Take advantage of the cheap holiday deals you'll find in Finland and add budget-friendly activities to your travel plan.

As this day progresses, satisfy your hunger and quench your thirst at one of the city's best restaurants and bars. Many restaurants in Kajaani offer good food and drink options at even better prices; the perfect combination for travelers on affordable vacations in Finland.

Eat at Kotipizza. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 492 reviews.

You can also check out Cafe Mokka. Offering appetizing foods and refreshing beverages at reasonable prices, this restaurant is an excellent choice for budget travelers. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 282 diners.

Another great restaurant we recommend you go to after your activities is Ravintola Wanha Kerho. With an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 255 customers, this restaurant is sure to provide you with a memorable dining experience.

Bar Jussila (T:mi Juha J. Immonen) is a great spot where you can enjoy a refreshing drink after an active day. This bar is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 50 customers.

Raise your glass to celebrate your fun and affordable travel experience in the city of Kajaani!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Kajaani, Suomussalmi, and Ruka

  • Kajaani
  • Ruka
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Drive 277 km, 3 hours 23 min

  • Kainuu Museum
  • Musical Forest
  • The Quiet People - The Silent People
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Day 10 of your road trip across Finland offers you the chance to visit 3 popular cheap holiday destinations in the country, including Kajaani, Suomussalmi, and Ruka. You'll conclude your sightseeing and exploration in Ruka.

When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination.

While exploring Finland is a refreshing experience, don’t forget to rest to regain your energy. Ruka has plenty of top-rated accommodation options in all price ranges. Travelers visiting Ruka on an affordable vacation can easily find a comfortable place to stay in the city.

Savor the culinary delights of Ruka, where affordability meets excellence in dining and drinking. From inviting bars crafting signature cocktails to cozy eateries serving up local favorites, the city offers an unforgettable experience for every taste bud.

For the best dining experience in this affordable destination, eat at the highly recommended Hanki Baari. This restaurant is sure to satisfy your hunger as it has an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 172 customers.

RUOK is another local-favorite restaurant in Ruka. RUOK serves delicious and affordable meals, and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 489 reviews.

Known for its good food and service, Villiruokaravintola Rukan Kuksa is also popular among locals and cheap holiday goers in Kajaani. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 of 5 stars from around 397 customers.

Celebrate another day of your adventure-filled road trip through Finland with a toast. Cheers to a memorable cheap vacation experience in Finland!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Ruka and Juuma

  • Ruka
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Drive 95 km, 5 hours 11 min

  • Jyrävä Rapids
  • Myllykoski
  • Pieni Karhunkierros Circle Trail
  • Kiutaköngäs
  • Oulanka National Park
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Day 11 of your road trip itinerary introduces you to many popular attractions and activities in Ruka, proving that cheap holidays in Finland can be extraordinary.

Finland is a wonderful destination with so much to show and so many stories to tell. To have the most extraordinary time on your low-cost holiday in Finland, consider adding tours to your affordable tour package to Finland. Choose from many thrilling to laid back and budget-friendly excursions in Finland that will add color and uniqueness to your adventure.

When it’s time to eat, treat yourself to a lovely meal without paying more than necessary. Ruka has restaurants and bars for all budgets, perfect for cheap holiday-goers.

You could check out Ski Booster - Bar - Cafe - Grill, one of locals’ top restaurant options in the area. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 127 customers, and is a great place to enjoy a satisfying meal after a busy day of exploring.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure and cheap holiday experience in Finland!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Ruka, Kuusamo, and Rovaniemi

  • Kuusamo
  • Rovaniemi
  • Ruka
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Drive 260 km, 3 hours 16 min

  • The tourist center of Karhuntassu
  • Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Center
  • Rukatunturi
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Day 12 of your road trip across Finland is another proof that cheap holidays in Finland can indeed provide you an extraordinary travel experience. Today's agenda includes exploring 3 wonderful destinations — Ruka, Kuusamo, and Rovaniemi.

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Rukatunturi. Previous visitors have rated this fell an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 8,713 reviews.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Kuusamo and set your GPS to Ruka. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 22 min. Upon reaching Ruka, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Ruka, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Rovaniemi may take around 2 hours 27 min. Upon your arrival in Rovaniemi, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Rovaniemi offers many top-rated accommodations suitable for travelers on a budget vacation in Finland. Whether you're in need of a quick break from your activities or seeking a comfortable place to rest, rest assured you'll find a welcoming and affordable option in the city.

When it’s time to eat, treat yourself to a lovely meal without paying more than necessary. Rovaniemi has restaurants and bars for all budgets, perfect for cheap holiday-goers.

Hostel Café Koti is an excellent example. Here, you can enjoy good food and service at affordable prices. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 909 customers.

Santa's Salmon Place is another great restaurant option for budget travelers. This restaurant serves a variety of delicious and savory meals at low prices and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 765 customers.

Locals enjoy dining at Rosso, Rovaniemi, and you might want to check it out too. This restaurant has an exciting menu and an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars in 1,213 reviews.

After dinner, visit one of the top bars in Rovaniemi. Paha Kurki Rockhouse is a popular option, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 276 customers.

Continue your evening at Pub Pisto. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 214 customers.

Cherish every minute of your road trip vacation across Finland. Celebrate this opportunity to enjoy a cheap holiday in Finland!

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Day 13

Day 13 – Rovaniemi - departure day

  • Rovaniemi - Departure day
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  • Angry Birds Playground
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Your budget road trip vacation in Finland is about to end. Day 13 is your departure day and your last chance to capture the beauty of Rovaniemi.

As you approach the end of your journey in Finland, take a moment for some retail therapy in Rovaniemi’s celebrated shopping district. Thanks to your stay’s premier location, you can easily visit the city’s commercial hubs and wander through its diverse range of local shops without rushing.

Whether you’re on a hunt for an ideal present to give to your friends or family, or looking for a personal memento to remind you of Finland, a variety of items are waiting for you.

Before you conclude your road trip in Finland, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Rovaniemi.

If you have an appetite for one last delicious meal in Rovaniemi, consider a top-rated restaurant like Kotipizza. This restaurant has a menu of appetizing and affordable meals and is rated at an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 648 customers.

Ravintola Valdemari is an excellent alternative if you feel like eating something else. This restaurant serves a variety of savory and budget-friendly dishes and has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from 659 customers.

You’ll then say farewell to Rovaniemi. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in Finland!

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