12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive
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Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Fly
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Turku
— 1 day
Drive
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kotka
— 2 nights
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Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport, Drive to Hong Kong

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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): wander the streets of Katajanokka, then deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki route planning app.

Hong Kong, China to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Hong Kong to Helsinki, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hong Kong in March, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
Katajanokka ©
Neighborhood
Katajanokka
4.3
Ullanlinna ©
Neighborhood
Ullanlinna
4.3

1
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 25.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in March; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -1°C and lows reach -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Mar 29 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Safaris
4.4
Santa Claus Office ©
Character Experience
Santa Claus Office
3.8

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Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): get outside with Seven Fells Up and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Akaslompolo visit planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 1:
Highlights from your trip
Levi Ski Resort ©
Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
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Safari
Safaris
4.8
Seven Fells Up ©
Outdoor Activity
Seven Fells Up
5.0

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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 2nd (Tue), get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku online travel route planner.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Turku by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Akaslompolo in April: highs in Turku hover around 9°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 2:
Highlights from your trip
Vepsa Island ©
Beach
Vepsa Island
4.0
Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5

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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Tampere fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 4:
Highlights from your trip
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Wildlife Area
Hatanpaa Arboretum
4.9
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
4.8

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Kotka

Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): walk around Riverside Park, take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sibelius Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach Mansikkalahti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, then delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and then take a stroll through Hamina Old Town.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kotka road trip planning website.

Getting from Tampere to Kotka by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April in Kotka, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:
Highlights from your trip
Arboretum Mustila ©
Wildlife Area
Arboretum Mustila
4.7

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