21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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Turku
— 2 nights
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Pori
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 3 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Oulu
— 1 night
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Imatra
— 1 night
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Kotka
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 7 nights

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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.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: work off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and trek along The Archipelago Trail.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Turku vacation planner.

Helsinki to Turku is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 14th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum, make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Pori online day trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Shopping
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Pack the 15th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, stroll around Nasi Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tampere online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Tampere, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 17:
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Nasi Park ©
Nasi Park

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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 18th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: catch a live event at Lappi Areena, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then admire the sheer force of Auttikongas.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi itinerary maker.

Do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Tampere, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Nature
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, then shop like a local with Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, and finally stroll through Nallikari Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Oulu trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Oulu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Oulu

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 21:
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli
Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus ©
Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus

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Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
On the 21st (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imatrankoski Church and then admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Imatra holiday maker app.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Oulu to Imatra in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Imatra

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 21 — 22:
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal

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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 23rd (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, then steep yourself in history at Stromforsin Ruukki, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lehman. On your second day here, walk around Isopuisto Park, admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, and then trek along Santalahti Nature Trail.

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You can drive from Imatra to Kotka in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Kotka are 8°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:
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Lehman ©
Lehman
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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Helsinki

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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Serena Ski in Espoo--about 32 minutes away. Pack the 28th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki travel route builder website.

Drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Helsinki are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 24 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

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