15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Kotka
— 2 nights
3
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
5
Levi
— 2 nights
6
Vaasa
— 1 day
7
Tampere
— 1 night
8
Turku
— 1 night

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.
On the 10th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, thenadmire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see ratings and other tourist information, read Helsinki visit planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kotka.

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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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 13th (Wed), let the kids burn off some steam at Katariina Seaside Park, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Santalahti Nature Trail, thenidentify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, stroll around Sibelius Park, get to know the fascinating history of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church, and finally examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kotka online travel route planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Kotka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Kotka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the slopes at Ukko-Koli, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, and get outside with Neitikoski Rapids.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Koli National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Kotka to Koli National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In March in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, thendon't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, thenstroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In March, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

2
nights
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 20th (Wed): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find photos and other tourist information, go to the Levi travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Levi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 22nd (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Vaasa journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Vaasa takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Levi in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Vaasa, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
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 23rd (Sat): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, thenhave some family-friendly fun at PortaaliVR, thencontemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Vaasa to Tampere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall
Room Escape Games
PortaaliVR ©
PortaaliVR

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night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 24th (Sun), let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, thenwalk around Kupittaa Park, and then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip site.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Kupittaa Park ©
Kupittaa Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Adventure Park ©
Adventure Park

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