22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 1 night
2
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
3
Sotkamo
— 4 nights
4
Levi
— 2 nights
5
Turku
— 4 nights
6
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
7
Helsinki
— 4 nights

1
night
Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. On the 2nd (Sat), walk around Riverside Park, go for a walk through Linden Esplanade, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, and finally contemplate the long history of Stromforsin Ruukki. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Lehman and then trek along Santalahti Nature Trail.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ruotsinpyhtaa online tour itinerary builder.

Toronto, Canada to Ruotsinpyhtaa is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
Lehman ©
Lehman

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 4th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

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You can drive from Ruotsinpyhtaa to Savonlinna in 4 hours. In March in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

4
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Jyrkkakosken Ruukki and Paltaniemi Church will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Venajanhiekka and Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto. Spend the 8th (Fri) exploring nature at Hiidenportti National Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Hiukka and get great views at Vuokatinvaara.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sotkamo planning site.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Sotkamo takes 4.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Sotkamo are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Rautavaara, Vuokatinvaara, Jyrkkakosken Ruukki, Paltaniemi Church
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Paltaniemi Church ©
Paltaniemi Church
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Levi Ski Resort and Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins. Get outdoors at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. There's more to do: experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

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

Traveling by car from Sotkamo to Levi takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Muonio, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll get in some beach time at Vepsa Island and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Get some historical perspective at Turku Cathedral and Turku Castle. Step out of Turku to go to Pernio and see Teijo National Park, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, contemplate the long history of Abo Akademi, and let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Turku day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Levi in March, with highs in Turku at 3°C and lows at -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Naantali Church, Teijo National Park
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mannerheim Museum and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island) and Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen (in Raseborg). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and get to know the fascinating history of Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti).

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip website.

Getting from Kimito Island to Helsinki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. March in Helsinki sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Snappertunan kirkko, Paavolan Tammi, Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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