15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Windhoek
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Windhoek

2
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.
Pack the 28th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, make a trip to Senate Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder .

Windhoek, Namibia to Helsinki is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from Windhoek in April, expect Helsinki to be cooler, temps between 9°C and 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 29th (Mon), head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Vaasa attractions planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Vaasa by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Vaasa are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 30th (Tue), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, and then don't miss a visit to Snow Village.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Levi takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Vaasa in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Levi: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, look for gifts at LAURI, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Koli National Park: Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla (in Joensuu) and New Valamo Monastery (in Heinavesi).

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Koli National Park attractions tool .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Rovaniemi in May, expect nights in Koli National Park to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

New Valamo Monastery, Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

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nights
Kotka

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. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then admire the natural beauty at Sibelius Park, then let the kids burn off some steam at Katariina Seaside Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church, take in the pleasant sights at Linden Esplanade, steep yourself in history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, and finally hike along Santalahti Nature Trail.

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Drive from Koli National Park to Kotka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In May in Kotka, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

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