26 days in Finland Itinerary

26 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Levi
— 3 nights
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
4
Oulu
— 1 night
5
Tampere
— 3 nights
6
Pori
— 1 night
7
Turku
— 3 nights
8
Helsinki
— 4 nights
9
Espoo
— 3 nights

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Head to Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus and Arctic Circle Mallfor some retail therapy. You'll explore and learn at Arktikum and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, see Santa Claus Office, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery.

Make your Rovaniemi itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Varese, Italy to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. In March, Rovaniemi is colder than Varese - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Levi Foxfires as well as Tundra Huskies Husky Safaris. LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Ounasjoki - River for activities are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Elan Ski Shop & Rental and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Levi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Get outdoors at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Lemmenjoki National Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Nature & Wildlife Tours.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Saariselka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Oulu.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lemmenjoki National Park, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, thenexamine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Kierikki Stone Age Centre, thensee the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hupisaaret Park.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Oulu online vacation planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Oulu in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Saariselka in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Oulu. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Kierikki Stone Age Centre
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kierikki Stone Age Centre ©
Kierikki Stone Age Centre
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo ©
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Visiting Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Rauhaniemi Beach will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Pyhan Birgitan kirkko. When in Tampere, make a side trip to see Laukko Manor in Vesilahti, approximately Vesilahti away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and view the masterpieces at Haihara Art Centre.

To see more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Tampere day trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Oulu to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Laukko Manor, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 23rd (Mon), kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach, thenget engrossed in the history at Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Pori holiday builder tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Discover out-of-the-way places like Turku Cathedral and Naantali Old Town. There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, and take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Turku visit planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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.
Let the collections at Mannerheim Museum and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna capture your imagination. Do your shopping at Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa) and Hakaniemi Market. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Katajanokka, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

Find out how to plan Helsinki trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll set off for Espoo on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

3
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Espoo Cathedral as well as Nuuksio National Park. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Espoo Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Gallen-Kallela Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Laajalahti Nature Reserve.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Espoo trip builder site.

Espoo is just a stone's throw from Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Church of St. Lawrence
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Church of St. Lawrence
Church of St. Lawrence
Gallen-Kallela Museum ©
Gallen-Kallela Museum

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