15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 1 day
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Toronto

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then stroll through Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. Keep things going the next day: hit the slopes at Ruka and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo trip planning website .

Toronto, Canada to Kuusamo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. In March, Kuusamo is slightly colder than Toronto - with highs of -2°C and lows of -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka
Safaris

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day
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then examine the collection at Siida, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Inari tour itinerary maker website .

Getting from Kuusamo to Inari by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Inari can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Outdoors Wildlife
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Siida ©
Siida
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Snow Village, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Levi trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Inari to Levi by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: 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 on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Explore hidden gems such as Bellevue Beach and Vepsa Island. Step out of Turku to go to Pernio and see Teijo national park, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and shop like a local with Galleria Joella.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Turku in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Levi in March: high temperatures in Turku hover around 3°C and lows are around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, Teijo national park
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kimito Island driving holiday planning app .

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Adventure
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro

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nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, and then take a stroll through Linden Esplanade. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at Bunker Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, and finally kick back and relax at Beach Mansikkalahti.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kotka trip site .

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Kotka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, Arboretum Mustila, Bunker Museum
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Beach Mansikkalahti ©
Beach Mansikkalahti
Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral ©

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 14th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take a stroll through Katajanokka, then take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), explore the world behind art at Alvar Aalto's studio, and then kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria