15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Burgas
Fly:  13 h 45 min
1
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Fly + Taxi + Bus:  5 h 30 min
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Inari
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
7
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
8
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Burgas

1
night
Savonlinna

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.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, 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
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
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.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, 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 bus and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, 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

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

2
nights
Saariselka

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.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Saariselka day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Tampere to Saariselka takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight 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

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

1
night
Inari

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 maps, other places to visit, where to stay, 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
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Kids' Land and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Icekarting Levi and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage. Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Inari to Levi by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Levi are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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 (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 take a bus to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas

1
night
Kuusamo

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

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from Rovaniemi to Kuusamo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. 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

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm

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.
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.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Helsinki takes 3 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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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka