22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll get in some beach time at Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Rauhaniemi Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Vapriikin Museokeskus and Pihamaa Estate & Winery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: Forssa Museum (in Forssa), Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art (in Mantta-Vilppula) and Jokioinen Museum Railway (in Jokioinen). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Ideapark, explore the wide array of goods at City Sokos, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

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London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from London in January, expect Tampere to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Forssa Museum, Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art, Jokioinen Museum Railway, Ideapark, Pihamaa Estate & Winery
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Forssa Museum ©
Forssa Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 29th (Tue), stop by Patakirppis, kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, and then kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Pori visit planning tool.

Getting from Tampere to Pori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. January in Pori sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Rauma
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 30:
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Louhisaari Manor, thenadmire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

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Getting from Pori to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kauppakeskus Mylly, Louhisaari Manor, Kultaranta Garden
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 2:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
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 2nd (Sat): join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Turku to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Turku in February, expect Levi to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 3:
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Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemen ortodoksinen kirkko, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, thenstop by Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus, and finally get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi driving holiday planner.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Museums
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 5:
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Safaris

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 5th (Tue), hit the slopes at Ruka, thenstop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kuusamo day trip planning tool.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Kuusamo by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, daytime highs in Kuusamo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 6:
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

4
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Get a sense of the local culture at Lappeenranta Fortress and Bunker Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Lempukka Beach and Lappeen Marian kirkko. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lappeenranta: Lammassaari Island (in Imatra) and Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala). There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at IsoKristiina, get engrossed in the history at Wolkoff House Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lappeenranta tour planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Kuusamo to Lappeenranta takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kuusamo in February since evenings lows in Lappeenranta dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Imatra, Bunker Museum, Taipalsaaren kirkko, Salpa Line Museum
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 10:
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Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Bunker Museum
Bunker Museum

4
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.
Do your shopping at Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa) and Stockmann Department Store. Relax by the water at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market, stop by Artisaani, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip site.

Drive from Lappeenranta to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lappeenranta in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Helsinki, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Parks Outdoors
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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria