25 days in Finland Itinerary

25 days in Finland Itinerary

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25 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Panama City
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Rantasalmi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  29​h
End: Panama City

5
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.
Pack the 10th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Helsinki Zoo, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki vacation maker app .

Panama City, Panama to Helsinki is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Panama City in March, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 3°C and -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore Turku's surroundings by going to Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya) and Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross & Old Rauma). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, stroll through The Archipelago Trail, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Turku travel route site .

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Turku, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Rauma, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Holy Cross Church (in Parola), Hame Castle (in Haemeenlinna) and Pori (Juselius Mausoleum & Pori Art Museum). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Suolijarvi Beach, steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, and enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Tampere are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Pori, Holy Cross Church, Hame Castle
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mustasaari day trip planner .

Getting from Tampere to Mustasaari by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Raippaluodon Silta ©
Raippaluodon Silta

3
nights
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rantasalmi trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Rantasalmi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Savonlinna
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 25th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at SantaPark, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi travel route planner.

Explore your travel options from Rantasalmi to Rovaniemi with the Route module. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Rantasalmi in March, with highs in Rovaniemi at -1°C and lows at -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Nature Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Snow Village (in Kittila), Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, enjoy some diversion at Kid's Land, and get engrossed in the history at Samiland.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Seven Fells Up, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Snow Village
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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