22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive
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Levi
— 2 nights
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Drive to Kittilä Airport, Fly to Joensuu Airport, Drive to Koli National Park
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Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vaasa
— 1 night
Train
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
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Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 5 nights
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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.
On the 25th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then see 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, then see 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 22°F and lows of 14°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Must see
Safaris
4.4
Arktikum ©
History Museum
Arktikum
4.1

2
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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 the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Levi day trip website.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Levi are 24°F, while nighttime lows are 13°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
Icekarting Levi ©
Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
4.8

2
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.
Get in touch with nature at Ukko-Koli and Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Koli National Park: Joensuu (Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, Taitokortteli, &more). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Paha-Koli Hill 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 33°F, while nighttime lows are 19°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 · Nature · Outdoors

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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Hiking Trail
Paha-Koli Hill
5.0

1
night
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 36°F during the day and 22°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 · Beaches

Side Trip

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Tikanoja Art Museum ©
Art Gallery
Tikanoja Art Museum
4.2

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Tampere

Manchester of the North

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, then get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Ronga, then view 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 37°F during the day and 21°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

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

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Laukko Manor ©
Art Gallery
Laukko Manor
4.3

3
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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 Turun Taidehalli. 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 Galleria Joella.

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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 38°F and lows of 24°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 · Shopping

Side Trips

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Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
Teijo National Park ©
National Park
Teijo National Park
4.6

2
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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 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, then get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then look 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 35°F and lows of 23°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 · Beaches

Side Trips

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. 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 in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, and stop by Ullanlinna.

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 37°F, and evening lows to 23°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 · Wildlife

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