18 days in Finland Itinerary

18 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kotka
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Kotka
— 1 night
Drive
2
Kuopio
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive
5
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly
6
Vaasa
— 1 day
Drive
7
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly to Vienna, Train to Brno

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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. On the 2nd (Tue), delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, then stroll around Riverside Park, and then examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, take in nature's colorful creations at Sibelius Park, then wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, then let little ones run wild at Katariina Seaside Park, and finally trek along Santalahti Nature Trail.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kotka travel route planner.

Brno, Czech Republic to Kotka is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brno to Kotka. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Brno in April; daily highs in Kotka reach 8°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 2 — 3:
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Hiking Trail
Santalahti Nature Trail
5.0
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Specialty Museum
Maritime Centre Vellamo
4.6

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Riuttala Farmhouse Museum, have fun at Vainolanniemi, then stroll around Snellman Park, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, then examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kuopio road trip website.

You can drive from Kotka to Kuopio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuopio

Fun & Games · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
4.9

3
nights
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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Ukko-Koli, take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama, trek along Paha-Koli Hill, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Kuopio to Koli National Park in 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Koli National Park are 6°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 8:
Highlights from your trip
Pielinen ©
Water Body
Pielinen
5.0
Ukko-Koli ©
Ski Area
Ukko-Koli
4.8
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Outdoor Activity
Neitikoski Rapids
5.0

1
night
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi road trip planning tool.

Drive from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In April, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 10:
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Arktikum ©
History Museum
Arktikum
4.1
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Safari
Safaris
4.4

2
nights
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 11th (Thu), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Levi trip builder.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in April, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:
Highlights from your trip
Levi Ski Resort ©
Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
Icekarting Levi ©
Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
4.8
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Ski Area
Yllas Ski Resort
4.1

1
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Vaasa

Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Vaasa travel route site.

You can fly from Levi to Vaasa in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Levi in April, you will find days in Vaasa are somewhat warmer (7°C), and nights are about the same (-1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 12 — 13:
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2
nights
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): hike along The Archipelago Trail, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then browse the collection at Turku City Library. Keep things going the next day: gain insight at Turku Cathedral, walk around Kupittaa Park, then explore the activities along Pargas Lime Stone Quarry, and finally let little ones run wild at Adventure Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Turku takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
The Archipelago Trail ©
Hiking Trail
The Archipelago Trail
4.6
Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4
Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5

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nights
Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:
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