28 days in Finland Itinerary

28 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Kouvola
— 3 nights
3
Koli National Park
— 4 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
5
Levi
— 2 nights
6
Vaasa
— 3 nights
7
Tampere
— 4 nights
8
Turku
— 3 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Tuusula (Halosenniemi Museum & Tuusula Church). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, make a trip to Senate Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip site.

Quebec City, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Quebec City in August, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tuusula, Vantaa Art Museum
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

3
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kouvola: Kotka (Santalahti Nature Trail, Riverside Park, &more) and Woikosken Automuseo (in Mantyharju). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park, see the interesting displays at Kouvola Tube Radio Museum, and stroll through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kouvola road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Kouvola takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Kotka, Woikosken Automuseo
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth

4
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: hike along Paha-Koli Hill, contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, and see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Koli National Park trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kouvola to Koli National Park in 5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

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

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

Discover how to plan a Rovaniemi trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then whizz through the canopy at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Levi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Trails Nature

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vaasa: Seinajoki (Seinajoki Library & Aalto Center of Seinajoki) and Saltkaret (in Mustasaari). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Makeitout, and take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Vaasa route site.

You can fly from Levi to Vaasa in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Vaasa, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mustasaari, Seinajoki
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Seinajoki Library ©
Seinajoki Library
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Visavuori (in Valkeakoski) and Parola (Holy Cross Church & The Parola Armour Museum). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, get your game on at PortaaliVR, and find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere online route planner.

Traveling by train from Vaasa to Tampere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Parola, Visavuori, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Visavuori ©
Visavuori

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, have fun at Adventure Park, thenget lost in a book at Turku City Library, thenget engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, thenget to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, thensee the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip planning tool.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Rauma
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

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