22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Moline
Fly + Drive:  20 h 30 min
1
Hanko
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Inari
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
6
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
7
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
8
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Moline

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Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. On the 27th (Wed), kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach and then make a trip to Pike's Gut.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hanko route planner.

Moline, USA to Hanko is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 8 hours. Traveling from Moline in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Hanko, with lows around 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Hanko

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Pike's Gut ©
Pike's Gut

3
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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.
Get outdoors at Vepsa Island and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Turku Cathedral and Korpo Church. Explore Turku's surroundings by going to Kumlinge Church (in Kumlinge) and Nagu Church (in Nagu). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, shop like a local with Galleria Joella, view the masterpieces at Photographic Centre Peri, and take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Turku visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Hanko to Turku takes 2 hours. February in Turku sees daily highs of 32°F and lows of 23°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Kumlinge Church, Nagu Church, Korpo Church
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Kimito Island day trip site.

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 38°F, and evening lows to 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Levi Ski Resort and Icekarting Levi. Head to Elan Ski Shop & Rental and Akaslompolo Sportshopfor plenty of shopping. Step out of Levi to go to Muonio and see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, which is approximately 58 minutes away. It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Levi trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Kimito Island to Levi takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Kimito Island in March, expect Levi to be slightly colder, temps between 31°F and 16°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Akaslompolo Sportshop
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Step off the beaten path and head to Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Gold Prospector Museum and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Inari's surroundings by going to Saariselka (Hippupuoti Gift Shop & Nature & Wildlife Tours). There's more to do: get great views at Otsamo Fell.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Inari trip planner.

Getting from Levi to Inari by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. March in Inari sees daily highs of 29°F and lows of 13°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Saariselka, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Head to Jalavan Kauppa and Shopping Center Kumparefor plenty of shopping. Visiting Ruka and Hossa National Park will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, look for gifts at Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo travel route planner.

Drive from Inari to Kuusamo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach 28°F, while at night they dip to 12°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Hossa National Park, Jalavan Kauppa
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Hossa National Park
Hossa National Park
Jalavan Kauppa ©
Jalavan Kauppa

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, view the masterpieces at Johanna Oras Art Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko, thenlook for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Savonlinna trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Savonlinna in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. In March, Savonlinna is a bit warmer than Kuusamo - with highs of 34°F and lows of 20°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

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

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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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at Kansallisgalleria and The National Museum of Finland. Next up on the itinerary: browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, stop by Taiga Colors, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Helsinki are 37°F, while nighttime lows are 23°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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