22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Tampere
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Turku
— 4 nights
Fly
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
7
Lappeenranta
— 3 nights
Drive
8
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti and then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tampere road trip planning tool.

Chicago, USA to Tampere is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Chicago to Tampere. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Chicago in March, with highs in Tampere at 37°F and lows at 21°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4

4
nights
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
We've included these beaches for you: Bellevue Beach and Vepsa Island. Get some cultural insight at Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Venture out of the city with trips to Pernio (Teijo National Park & Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). It doesn't end there: gain insight at Turku Cathedral and pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Turku journey planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March in Turku, expect temperatures between 38°F during the day and 24°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

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Turku Castle ©
Must see
Turku Castle
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Must see
Turku Cathedral
4.4

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.
On the 25th (Mon), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, and then ski along the peaceful trails at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages.

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You can fly from Turku to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Turku in March; daily highs in Levi reach 31°F and lows reach 16°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports · Tours · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Cross-country Ski Area
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
4.5
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Akaslompolo Sportshop
4.1

2
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Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Inari trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°F in March, and nighttime lows around 13°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. For shopping fun, head to Jalavan Kauppa or Shopping Center Kumpare. Step out of the city life by going to Ruka and Riisitunturi National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids.

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Getting from Inari to Kuusamo by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 28°F, and evening lows to 12°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Ruka ©
Must see
Ruka
4.4
Jalavan Kauppa ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Jalavan Kauppa
4.3

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Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then savor the flavors at Savonlinna Market Square, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Kuusamo to Savonlinna by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kuusamo in March, with highs in Savonlinna at 34°F and lows at 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 1:
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3
nights
Lappeenranta

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Art Centre Salmela and Salpa Line Museum. Get some historical perspective at The Astuvansalmi rock paintings and Lauritsala Church. Get out of town with these interesting Lappeenranta side-trips: Bunker Museum (in Virolahti), Savitaipale Church (in Savitaipale) and Imatra (Lammassaari Island & Imatran Kalatalo). The adventure continues: look for gifts at MyGoodKnife and pause for some serene contemplation at Taipalsaaren kirkko.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lappeenranta trip planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in April, and nighttime lows around 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 1 — 4:
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Salpa Line Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Salpa Line Museum
5.0
Art Centre Salmela ©
Civic Center
Art Centre Salmela
4.5

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Hakaniemi Market or Market Square Kauppatori. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, see the interesting displays at Design Museum, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki journey builder.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. April in Helsinki sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 7:
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Art Museum
Kansallisgalleria
4.2