15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Rovaniemi
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Kittila
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Inari
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  5​h 15​min
4
Tampere
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Rovaniemi

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre. On your second day here, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online tour itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Rovaniemi. April in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

3
nights
Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kittila trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Kittila in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Kittila sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Trails Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, examine the collection at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. On your second day here, head outdoors with Lake Inari, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Inari travel planning site .

Traveling by car from Kittila to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get some cultural insight at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get outdoors at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and Hatanpaa Arboretum. Venture out of the city with trips to Birthplace of Jean Sibelius (in Haemeenlinna), Parola Tank Museum (in Parola) and Visavuori (in Valkeakoski). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tampere online trip maker .

Do a combination of flight and train from Inari to Tampere in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in April; daily highs in Tampere reach 8°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Visavuori, Birthplace of Jean Sibelius, Parola Tank Museum
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Turku Castle and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Martinkirkko, head off the coast to Vepsa Island, and see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Turku day trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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