22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 25th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, thensee exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of life in the country at Napapiirin Porofarmi, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online trip maker.

Boston, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Boston to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Rovaniemi is a bit cooler than Boston - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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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 27th (Wed): hit the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Levi are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Adventure Trails
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Ukko-Koli and Paha-Koli Hill. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Koli National Park: Joensuu (Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, Taitokortteli, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail and delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Koli National Park vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Levi to Koli National Park. In March, daytime highs in Koli National Park are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Joensuu
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

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night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 4th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Tikanoja Art Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bock’s Corner Brewery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hietasaaren uimaranta.

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You can drive from Koli National Park to Vaasa in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In March in Vaasa, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Tikanoja Art Museum ©
Tikanoja Art Museum
Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 6th (Wed), kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Haihara Art Centre, and then stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Ronga, thenview the masterpieces at Laukko Manor, and finally stop by Keittioelamaa.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere road trip tool.

You can take a train from Vaasa to Tampere in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March in Tampere, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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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.
Shop till you drop at Kauppakeskus Mylly and Galleria Joella. Relax by the water at Bellevue Beach and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Change things up with a short trip to Teijo National Park in Pernio (about 1h 20 min away). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle and take in the exciting artwork at Photographic Centre Peri.

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Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Turku sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, Teijo National Park, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

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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 11th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, visit Linden Esplanade, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Mansikkalahti. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Merila, thenget engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

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You can drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Kotka sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo in Jarvenpaa, about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, take a stroll through Katajanokka, view the masterpieces at ARTag Gallery, and walk around The Esplanadi Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

You can drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church