15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Inari
— 1 night
2
Akaslompolo
— Few hours
3
Levi
— 1 night
4
Kuusamo
— 1 night
5
Koli National Park
— 1 night
6
Vaasa
— 1 night
7
Turku
— 3 nights
8
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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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): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Lake Inari, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari trip planner.

Moscow, Russia to Inari is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Moscow to Inari due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Moscow in March, with highs in Inari at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

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hours
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo
To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo trip planning site.

Getting from Inari to Akaslompolo by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are °C, while nighttime lows are °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 where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Levi travel planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. March in Levi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 14th (Thu), you'll travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruka.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo trip itinerary site.

Drive from Levi to Kuusamo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. March in Kuusamo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Ruka ©
Ruka

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
On the 15th (Fri), look for gifts at Koli Shop Retkitupa, hike along Akka-Koli Hill, and then stroll through Paha-Koli Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Koli National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Koli National Park when traveling from Kuusamo in March, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough 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. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Vaasa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Vaasa takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Turku Cathedral and Turku Castle. Head to Turun Kauppahalli and Galleria Joellafor some retail therapy. Step out of Turku with an excursion to Teijo National Park in Pernio--about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, and examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Turku online trip planner.

Drive from Vaasa to Turku in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. 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.
Head to Old Market Hall and Artisaanifor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and stop by Katajanokka.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can 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
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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