27 days in Finland Itinerary

27 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
4
Vaasa
— 2 nights
5
Inari
— 1 day
6
Levi
— 3 nights
7
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
8
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
9
Kotka
— 4 nights

3
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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 cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Galerie Forsblom and ARTag Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Old Market Hall, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary website.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Helsinki is an approximately 22-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Buenos Aires in March, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

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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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bellevue Beach and Vepsa Island. Turku Castle and Photographic Centre Peri are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Turku, make a side trip to see Teijo National Park in Pernio, approximately Pernio away. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Turku online route planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Bellevue Beach
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get in touch with nature at Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Rauhaniemi Beach. Shop till you drop at Laukko Manor and Keittioelamaa. Step out of Tampere to go to Ylojarvi and see Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, which is approximately 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Galleria Ronga, steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and take in the exciting artwork at Haihara Art Centre.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor

2
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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Tikanoja Art Museum, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Bock’s Corner Brewery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hietasaaren uimaranta.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vaasa trip maker website.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Vaasa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Vaasa, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Tikanoja Art Museum ©
Tikanoja Art Museum
Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, thensee the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Inari trip planner.

Getting from Vaasa to Inari by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, Inari is a bit cooler than Vaasa - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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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.
Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ounasjoki - River for activities and Samiland. It doesn't end there: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi day trip planning site.

You can fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March in Levi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Samiland ©
Samiland

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Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): head outdoors with Seven Fells Up and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Safaris
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail and Paha-Koli Hill. And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, stroll through Akka-Koli Hill, and contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Koli National Park day trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Akaslompolo to Koli National Park. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

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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. Visit Beach Mansikkalahti and Lehman for some beach relaxation. Do some cultural sightseeing at Linden Esplanade and Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral. Explore Kotka's surroundings by going to Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Sibelius Hall (in Lahti) and Pihamaa Estate & Winery (in Asikkala). The adventure continues: hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, and get a taste of the local shopping with Poikilo - Museums.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kotka trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Kotka in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kouvola, Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Arboretum Mustila, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

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