15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Vaasa
— 1 night
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Levi
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Lieksa
— 2 nights
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Joensuu
— 3 nights
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Kotka
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

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.
On the 11th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around The Esplanadi Park, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, then admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki day trip site.

Paris, France to Helsinki is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Paris in April, with highs in Helsinki at 9°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 13th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Mustasaaren kirkko and then step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Vaasa driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Vaasa in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In April in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): hit the slopes at Levi Ski Resort, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Levi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Vaasa to Levi in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Vaasa in April, plan for little chillier 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 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trips

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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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.
On the 16th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Santa Claus Office, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ukko-Koli, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, then make a trip to Paateri, then hike along Akka-Koli Hill, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uhrihalkeama.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lieksa driving holiday website.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Lieksa in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In April in Lieksa, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Lieksa

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

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Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Koli National Park (Paha-Koli Hill, Pielinen, &more) and Riihisaari (in Savonlinna). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Joensuu Church and admire the natural beauty at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Joensuu visit planner.

Traveling by car from Lieksa to Joensuu takes 2 hours. April in Joensuu sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Joensuu Church ©
Joensuu Church

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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. On the 23rd (Thu), delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, stroll around Riverside Park, and then hike along Santalahti Nature Trail. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, don't miss a visit to Linden Esplanade, then enjoy some diversion at Katariina Seaside Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kotka trip builder tool.

You can drive from Joensuu to Kotka in 4.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Kotka are 8°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

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