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
Hanko
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 2 nights
5
Tampere
— 2 nights
6
Levi
— 2 nights
7
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

2
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Visiting Hietaranta Beach and Nuuksio National Park will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Katajanokka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and stop by Ullanlinna.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki travel route builder site.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in February: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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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 26th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach Mansikkalahti, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Lehman, and finally browse the exhibits of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, thentake a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and then take a stroll through Hamina Old Town.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kotka trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Kotka in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In February, Kotka is slightly colder than Helsinki - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hamina Old Town, Arboretum Mustila, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©

1
night
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach, hike along Tulliniemi Nature Path, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Hanko Water Tower.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hanko road trip website.

You can drive from Kotka to Hanko in 3.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Hanko

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Hanko Water Tower
Hanko Water Tower

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, thenkick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, browse the exhibits of Louhisaari Manor, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

Before you visit Turku, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Hanko to Turku in 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Louhisaari Manor, Naantali Old Town
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere holiday website.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Mediamuseo Rupriikki ©
Mediamuseo Rupriikki

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): gear up at Levi Ski Resort. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, thenbet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and then wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Tampere to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in March, expect Levi to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Tours Trails
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 7th (Thu), make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, thenstop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi journey app.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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