24 days in Finland Itinerary

24 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 2 nights
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
4
Sotkamo
— 4 nights
5
Levi
— 3 nights
6
Turku
— 4 nights
7
Kimito Island
— 2 nights

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.
Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Snappertunan kirkko. Get a sense of the local culture at Temppeliaukio Church and Pyhan Katarinan kirkko. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen in Raseborg--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, stroll through Hietaranta Beach, get interesting insight from Adventure Park Zippy, and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

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Toronto, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Helsinki is 7 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ruotsinpyhtaa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen, Snappertunan kirkko, Pyhan Katarinan kirkko
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Stromforsin Ruukki, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, and then hike along Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marian Kirkko, then stroll through Aijanniemi Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael Church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ruotsinpyhtaa travel site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Ruotsinpyhtaa in 1.5 hours. In March in Ruotsinpyhtaa, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aijanniemi Beach, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, St Michael Church, Marian Kirkko
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Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
St Michael Church ©
St Michael Church
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

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 8th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Siikalahti Wetland, then contemplate the long history of Salpa Line, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Kummakivi Boulder, explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, and then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

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Traveling by car from Ruotsinpyhtaa to Savonlinna takes 4 hours. In March, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Kerimaki, Kummakivi Boulder, Siikalahti Wetland
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Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

4
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Visit Nurmes Church and Paltaniemi Church for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kajaani art museum and Kajaani Castle ruins. When in Sotkamo, make a side trip to see Wild Taiga in Kuhmo, approximately Kuhmo away. Spend the 13th (Wed) exploring nature at Hiidenportti National Park. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Hiukka and head outdoors with Kainuun Vaellustalli.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sotkamo trip builder site.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Sotkamo in 4.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Sotkamo can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Kajaani, Nurmes Church, Wild Taiga, Paltaniemi Church
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Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park
Paltaniemi Church ©
Paltaniemi Church
Kajaani Castle ruins ©
Kajaani Castle ruins

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Sarestoniemi Museum and Ounasjoki - River for activities. Step off the beaten path and head to Levi Ski Resort and Taatsin seita. Step out of Levi to go to Muonio and see Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, which is approximately 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Levi planning tool.

Getting from Sotkamo to Levi by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. March in Levi sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Sarestoniemi Museum, Taatsin seita, Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Relax by the water at Bellevue Beach and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Turku Cathedral and Archangel Michael's church will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: Pike's Gut (in Hanko) and Rauma (Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum & The Church of the Holy Cross). There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Turku Castle, see the interesting displays at Turku Biological Museum, admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Turku road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Levi to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Levi in March, expect Turku to be a bit warmer, temps between 3°C and -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Hanko, Rauma
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Helsingholm Guest Harbour and then explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island trip maker.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard
Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour

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