22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 4 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Inari
— 2 nights
5
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
6
Savonlinna
— 1 night
7
Lappeenranta
— 3 nights
8
Helsinki
— 3 nights

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
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 23.5-hour flight. 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 °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto

4
nights
Turku

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 Cathedral 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: take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle 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 °F during the day and °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 Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Pernio, Kurjenrahka National Park, Bellevue Beach
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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.
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 °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports

Side Trips

Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, Giewont Husky Adventures, Akaslompolo Sportshop
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

2
nights
Inari

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 °F in March, and nighttime lows around °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

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
nights
Kuusamo

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 °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jalavan Kauppa, Riisitunturi National Park
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Jalavan Kauppa ©
Jalavan Kauppa

1
night
Savonlinna

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, thensavor 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 °F and lows at °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

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

3
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
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 The Astuvansalmi rock paintings. Appreciate the collections at Salpa Line Museum and Bunker Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lappeenranta: Imatra (Lammassaari Island & Imatran Kalatalo) and Savitaipale Church (in Savitaipale). 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. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °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

Side Trips

Imatra, Bunker Museum, The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, Taipalsaaren kirkko, Salpa Line Museum
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Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Savitaipale Church ©
Savitaipale Church
Art Centre Salmela ©
Art Centre Salmela

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to Hakaniemi Market or Pien Shop & Bar. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, see the interesting displays at Design Museum, stroll through Hietaranta Beach, 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 °F and lows of °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 Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria