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Autumn Holiday

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Autumn holidays in 2021

In different parts of Finland, autumn holidays are held at different times. Turku will be the first area to enjoy autumn holidays in week 41. The most common autumn holiday week is 42, when holidays take place in the capital region, Tampere, Jyväskylä, Kuopio, Rovaniemi and Vaasa. In Lahti, Mikkeli, Kotka, Lappeenranta, Oulu and Pori, pupils have their autumn holidays during week 43.

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A long weekend or a whole week? The length of the autumn holidays can vary, depending on the school, but fortunately Finland has destinations for both weekend trips and longer holidays.

Autumn holidays in the northern fells

On the night train, the holiday begins on the journey. Explore the services available on night trains and see how to get to the northern destinations by train.

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Explorers’ dream route

Finland is an endless treasure trove for explorers. Pack what you need and buy a ticket for a train!

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Stunning Finnish landscapes along one route

Experience a fine selection of Finnish landscapes along one train route. Pick your destinations to suit your own pace or collect memories from every destination along the route.

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Autumn holiday weeks 2021

In the table you can find the 2021 autumn holiday weeks of basic education in the region capitals of mainland Finland.

CityAutumn holiday week
Helsinki
week 42, Oct 18–22 2021
Espoo
week 42, Oct 18–22 2021
Vantaa
week 42, Oct 18–22 2021
Hämeenlinna
week 42, Oct 18–22 2021
Joensuu
week 42, Oct 18–22 2021
Jyväskylä
week 42, Oct 18–22 2021
Kajaani
week 42, Oct 18–22 2021
Kokkola
week 42, Oct 18–22 2021
Kotka
week 43, Oct 25–29 2021
Kuopio
week 42, Oct 18–22 2021
Lahti
week 43, Oct 25–29 2021
Lappeenranta
week 43, Oct 25–29 2021
Mikkeli
week 43, Oct 25–29 2021
Oulu
week 43, Oct 25–29 2021
Pori
week 43, Oct 25–29 2021
Rovaniemi
week 42, Oct 18–22 2021
Seinäjoki
week 42, Oct 18–22 2021
Tampere
week 42, Oct 18–22 2021
Turku
week 41, Oct 11–15 2021
Vaasa
week 42, Oct 20–22 2021