11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Riga
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
2
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Kittila
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Riga

1
night
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.
On the 11th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, look for gifts at Marttiini Senaatintori, and then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), wander the streets of Ullanlinna, thenadmire the natural beauty at Observatory Hill Park, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki travel route planner.

Riga, Latvia to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Riga in March: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Shopping Fun & Games
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Room Escape Games
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 13th (Wed), relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, thenlook for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, and then hit the slopes at Ruka. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Kuusamo by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in March, things will get slightly colder in Kuusamo: highs are around -2°C and lows about -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

2
nights
Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and then make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kittila holiday builder tool.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Kittila in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Kittila

Adventure Parks Tours

Side Trip

Levi
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Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas and then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, thentake an in-depth tour of Visavuori, and finally see the interesting displays at Tampere City Library, Metso.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kittila to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Kittila in March, you will find days in Tampere are a bit warmer (3°C), and nights are about the same (-7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, Visavuori, The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo)
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The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas ©
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampere City Library, Metso ©
Tampere City Library, Metso

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, thentake in the exciting artwork at Gallery A, and then stroll through Bellevue Beach. On your second day here, let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, thenstroll around Kupittaa Park, and then stroll through The Archipelago Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Turku trip planner.

Drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Turku sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C at night. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bellevue Beach
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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