27 days in Finland Itinerary

27 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
5
Kotka
— 3 nights
6
Turku
— 2 nights
7
Tampere
— 3 nights
8
Vaasa
— 3 nights
9
Helsinki
— 5 nights

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi to see Pyha-Luosto National Park about 1h 35 min away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi tour planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Ahmedabad in May; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
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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 27th (Mon): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi online attractions planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Levi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Tours Trails

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

2
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: contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, stop by Koli Shop Retkitupa, hike along Akka-Koli Hill, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Paha-Koli Hill.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Koli National Park day trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Levi to Koli National Park. When traveling from Levi in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Koli National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

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 1st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Savonlinna are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

3
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kotka: Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola) and Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, and admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kotka trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Savonlinna to Kotka by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Repovesi National Park, Salpa Line Museum
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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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 5th (Wed): hike along The Archipelago Trail, have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thentake an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Turku day trip planning app.

You can drive from Kotka to Turku in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Fun & Games Trails

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

3
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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
When in Tampere, make a side trip to see Visavuori in Valkeakoski, approximately Valkeakoski away. Pack the 7th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Tampere day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Visavuori
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall

3
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Take a break from Vaasa with a short trip to Saltkaret in Mustasaari, about 40 minutes away. Spend the 10th (Mon) among the memorable landscape of Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Stundars Museum, take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, and head outdoors with Setterbergin Puisto.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vaasa road trip planning app.

Take a train from Tampere to Vaasa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Vaasa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mustasaari, Stundars Museum
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko

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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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. Pack the 15th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

Plan my day in Helsinki using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Vaasa to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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