20 days in Finland Itinerary

20 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
6
Koli National Park
— 1 night
7
Kuopio
— 2 nights
8
Kotka
— 1 night
9
Helsinki
— 5 nights

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get your game on at Irti Maasta Tampere, thentake in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, thensteep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then get your game on at PortaaliVR.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip builder app.

Santiago de Compostela, Spain to Tampere is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Tampere due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Santiago de Compostela in February: highs in Tampere hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games Parks Museums
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Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

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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.
On the 6th (Wed), get lost in a book at Turku City Library, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, attend a concert at Sibeliusmuseum, thenhike along The Archipelago Trail, and finally admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kultaranta Garden
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

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 8th (Fri): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, hit the slopes at Kids' Land, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Levi tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Turku to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Turku in February, things will get slightly colder in Levi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find out how to plan a trip to Akaslompolo, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Safaris

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thenstop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Ukko-Koli, make a trip to Paateri, explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, thenexamine the collection at Koli Nature Centre Ukko, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Akka-Koli Hill, examine the collection at Pielisen Museum, and then appreciate the history behind Paalasmaan Surukivi.

For reviews and other tourist information, read Koli National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In February in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Koli Nature Centre Ukko, Paalasmaan Surukivi
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

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nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Riuttala Farmhouse Museum, enjoy some diversion at Vainolanniemi, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, examine the collection at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, thenexamine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and finally take in the waterfront at Kuopio Harbor.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kuopio trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Koli National Park to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Riuttala Farmhouse Museum
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RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland ©
RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland
Room Escape Games
St. Nikolaos Cathedral ©
St. Nikolaos Cathedral

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. On the 17th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church, trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, thendeepen your knowledge of military history at Main Building of Military School, and finally steep yourself in history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

Plan my day in Kotka using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Kuopio to Kotka in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Main Building of Military School, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Main Building of Military School ©
Main Building of Military School

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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.
Pack the 20th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Kotka in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Helsinki, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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