15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Ivalo
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Inari
— 1 night
Fly
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Levi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly
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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko and then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip planner.

Burgas, Bulgaria to Savonlinna is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Burgas in March, you will find days in Savonlinna are much colder (1°C), and nights are little chillier (-7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 24:

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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.
On the 25th (Sun), snap pictures at Hameensilta, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Tampere itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March in Tampere, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 26:

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Saariselka

Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On your second day here, fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Saariselka day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tampere to Saariselka takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tampere in March, with highs in Saariselka at -1°C and lows at -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 28:

1
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Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get outside with Lake Inari and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Inari takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Inari are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 29:

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Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. When in Levi, make a side trip to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila, approximately Kittila away. There's still lots to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, and take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Levi tour itinerary site.

Fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 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 2nd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then admire the sheer force of Auttikongas.

Plan a Rovaniemi trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 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 your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 3rd (Tue), experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Kuusamo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 4:
Highlights from your trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), explore the world behind art at Design Museum, take an in-depth tour of Helsinki City Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kallio Church, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti). Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Katajanokka and then steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kuusamo in April; daily highs in Helsinki reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Castles
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."