26 days in Finland Itinerary

26 days in Finland Itinerary

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26 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Vaasa
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
6
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
7
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
8
Kotka
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Singapore

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, and contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

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Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Helsinki. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

3
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 Forssa (Viihdeuimala Vesihelmi, Forssa Museum, &more) and Tammelan kirkko (in Tammela). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island, and have fun at Adventure Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Turku travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Forssa, Tammelan kirkko, Vaski Adventure Island
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

3
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vaasa: Seinajoki Library (in Seinajoki), Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala (in Kauhava) and Saltkaret (in Mustasaari). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, see the interesting displays at Terranova, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, and test your team's savvy at Makeitout.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Vaasa trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Vaasa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Vaasa are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Mustasaari, Seinajoki Library, Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala, Stundars Museum
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Seinajoki Library ©
Seinajoki Library
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rovaniemi: Pyhatunturi (in Pelkosenniemi) and Museum - Gallery Alariesto (in Sodankyla). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, take an in-depth tour of Rovaniemi Local History Museum, admire the sheer force of Auttikongas, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip app .

Getting from Vaasa to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Vaasa in March; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -1°C and lows reach -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Museum - Gallery Alariesto, Pyhatunturi
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo). There's lots more to do: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, and stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi visit planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Levi, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Seven Fells Up, Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 19th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and then trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. On the next day, take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids, head outdoors with Karhunkierros, and then hit the slopes at Ruka.

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You can fly from Levi to Kuusamo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Kuusamo sees daily highs of -2°C and lows of -13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros

3
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: fly down the slopes at Ukko-Koli, get outside with Neitikoski Rapids, delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, and explore the activities along Pielinen.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Koli National Park trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Koli National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kuusamo in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Koli National Park, with lows around -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

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nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Kotka side-trips: Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Kouvola (Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area & Repovesi National Park). The adventure continues: trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, stroll around Sibelius Park, let the kids burn off some steam at Katariina Seaside Park, and head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kotka, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Kotka in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kouvola, Arboretum Mustila
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©

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