16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly:  13 h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Mustasaari
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 30 min
7
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Toronto

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.
Pack the 18th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Toronto in April, with highs in Helsinki at 9°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, then step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, and finally pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Savonlinna by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mustasaari tour itinerary planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Savonlinna to Mustasaari. In April in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 24th (Wed), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, see Santa Claus Office, then get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: catch a live event at Lappi Areena, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mustasaari to Rovaniemi. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Mustasaari in April: highs in Rovaniemi hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Wildlife Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Pyhatunturi attractions app.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi takes 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature Parks
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

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.
On the 27th (Sat), join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Levi Ski Resort.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Levi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
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 29th (Mon): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Turku online route planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. While traveling from Levi, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Turku, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of -1°C. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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