28 days in Finland Itinerary

28 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
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Koli National Park
— 2 nights
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Vaasa
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 4 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Kotka
— 3 nights
9
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Ylitornio and see Tatuka Reindeerfarm, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, and stroll through Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online trip itinerary planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Kuwait City in April, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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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.
Spend the 26th (Fri) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, hit the slopes at Kids' Land, have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, and take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Levi road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Levi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trips

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 29th (Mon), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris

2
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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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Ukko-Koli, trek along Paha-Koli Hill, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park trip maker tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Akaslompolo to Koli National Park. While traveling from Akaslompolo, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Koli National Park, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 3:
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 4th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Terranova, hit the slopes at Ojberget, then get great views at Saltkaret, and finally take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Vaasa trip maker tool.

Drive from Koli National Park to Vaasa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In May, daytime highs in Vaasa are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

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 (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

You can plan Tampere trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Vaasa to Tampere by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 5 — 9:
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Visavuori ©
Visavuori
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall
Room Escape Games

3
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Turku to Pernio to see Teijo National Park about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, trek along The Archipelago Trail, let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Turku online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Turku, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

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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. Venture out of the city with trips to Bunker Museum (in Virolahti) and Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, examine the collection at Museum of Aviation, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, and admire the striking features of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kotka holiday site.

You can drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. May in Kotka sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 12 — 15:
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Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 18th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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