15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly:  14​h
1
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Akaslompolo
— Few hours
bus:  1​h
3
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
4
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Moscow

1
night
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 12th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then examine the collection at Siida, and then get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos. On the next day, head outdoors with Lake Inari, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

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Moscow, Russia to Inari is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Moscow to Inari is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Moscow in March, with highs in Inari at -1°C and lows at -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Shopping Museums
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida ©
Siida

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hours
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo
For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo road trip website .

Traveling by car from Inari to Akaslompolo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in March, and nighttime lows around -10°C. You will leave for Levi on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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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.
To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Levi holiday planner.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Levi by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In March, daytime highs in Levi are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. You will leave for Kuusamo on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then stroll through Ruka.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kuusamo trip planner.

Getting from Levi to Kuusamo by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Kuusamo are -2°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Safaris

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night
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
On the 15th (Fri), look for gifts at Koli Shop Retkitupa, stroll through Akka-Koli Hill, and then stroll through Paha-Koli Hill. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, then stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

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You can drive from Kuusamo to Koli National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Kuusamo in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Koli National Park, with lows around -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

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night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Vaasa driving holiday app .

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Vaasa takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In March in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Visiting Teijo national park and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, and take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Turku day trip site .

Drive from Vaasa to Turku in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. March in Turku sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Naantali Old Town, Teijo National Park
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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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.
Visiting Nuuksio National Park and Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area will get you outdoors. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kamppi Chapel of Silence will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto in Vantaa (about 30 minutes away). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Rock Church, buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre, take a stroll through Katajanokka, and look for gifts at Artisaani.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Helsinki attractions planning tool .

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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