15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  13​h
1
Kuusamo
— 1 day
bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
5
Inari
— 1 night
Fly + train:  5​h 15​min
6
Tampere
— 1 day
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Doha

1
day
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): hike along Kiutakongas Rapids, then fly down the slopes at Ruka, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo travel route planner .

Doha, Qatar to Kuusamo is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Doha to Kuusamo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Doha in March, things will get cooler in Kuusamo: highs are around -2°C and lows about -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Safaris
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

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 2nd (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi road trip planning website .

Getting from Kuusamo to Rovaniemi by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. March in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

1
night
Akaslompolo

On the 3rd (Sun), look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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 4th (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Snow Village, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

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Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Levi are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, see the interesting displays at Siida, then relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeerfarm, and finally get a tailor-made plan with Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Inari attractions planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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day
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tampere itinerary planning app .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and train from Inari to Tampere takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, bus, and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Inari in March: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 3°C and lows are around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 8th (Fri), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Turku route planner .

Take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In March, daytime highs in Turku are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik, don't miss a visit to Helsingholm Guest Harbour, and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island trip planner .

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. March in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik
Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour

1
night
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 10th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Mansikkalahti, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, then take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kotka online travel planner .

Getting from Kimito Island to Kotka by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. March in Kotka sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Room Escape Games and Katajanokka. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Bellevue Beach in Hanko, approximately 1h 35 min away. Pack the 13th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and look for all kinds of wild species at Laajalahti Nature Reserve.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planning app .

Getting from Kotka to Helsinki by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Laajalahti Nature Reserve, Bellevue Beach, Snappertunan kirkko
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Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach

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