29 days in Finland Itinerary

29 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Levi
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 4 nights
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Vaasa
— 2 nights
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Sotkamo
— 2 nights
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Koli National Park
— 4 nights
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Imatra
— 2 nights
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Kotka
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 5 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.
Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. Do some cultural sightseeing at Arktikum and Korundi House of Culture. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, see Santa Claus Office, and make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi road trip planning website.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Rovaniemi is 2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from London in March, with highs in Rovaniemi at -1°C and lows at -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Museums
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Safari
Safaris
4.4
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Wildlife Area
Arctic Emotions Oy
5.0
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History Museum
Arktikum
4.1

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, gear up at Levi Ski Resort, and then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities, fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and then ski along the peaceful trails at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Levi day trip planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Tours

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Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
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Ski Area
Yllas Ski Resort
4.1
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Cross-country Ski Area
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
4.5

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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.
Turku Castle and St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Naantali Old Town and Archangel Michael's church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Mathildedalin Kylapanimo (in Salo) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, get interesting insight from Bike Rental - by Carfield, let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Vepsa Island.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Turku travel route planner.

You can fly from Levi to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Levi in March, things will get a bit warmer in Turku: highs are around 3°C and lows about -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
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National Park
Teijo National Park
4.6

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, then stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus and then look for all kinds of wild species at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tampere road trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

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Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bock’s Corner Brewery. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bjorko-Panike Hiking Trail, then examine the collection at Stundars Museum, then fly down the slopes at Ojberget, and finally kick back and relax at Hietasaaren uimaranta.

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You can take a train from Tampere to Vaasa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Specialty Museum
Stundars Museum
4.5
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Ski Area
Ojberget
4.4

2
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Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. On the 15th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Hiukka, head outdoors with Kainuun Vaellustalli, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venajanhiekka.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sotkamo online visit planner.

Getting from Vaasa to Sotkamo by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Vaasa in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Sotkamo, with lows around -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

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Outdoor Activity
Kainuun Vaellustalli
4.8

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail and Utra Beach. Go for a jaunt from Koli National Park to Joensuu to see Honkaniemi Beach about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, trek along Paha-Koli Hill, stroll through Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Koli National Park trip planning website.

Getting from Sotkamo to Koli National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. March in Koli National Park sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Ski Area
Ukko-Koli
4.8
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Hiking Trail
Paha-Koli Hill
5.0
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Hiking Trail
Akka-Koli Hill
5.0

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Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): cruise along Lake Saimaa, then head off the coast to Malonsaari, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lempukka Beach. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot, then look for all kinds of wild species at Siikalahti Wetland, then explore the striking landscape at Kummakivi Boulder, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Imatra online trip planner.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Imatra in 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Koli National Park in March since evenings lows in Imatra dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

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Religious Site
Church of St. Nicholas
5.0
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Scenic Drive
Lake Saimaa
5.0

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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. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, then enjoy the sand and surf at Aijanniemi Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach Mansikkalahti, and finally take a stroll through Linden Esplanade. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, then take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and finally take a stroll through Hamina Old Town.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kotka online route maker.

Getting from Imatra to Kotka by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Kotka are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches

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Wildlife Area
Arboretum Mustila
4.7
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Hiking Trail
Santalahti Nature Trail
5.0

5
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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Visiting Bellevue Beach and Nuuksio National Park will get you outdoors. Step out of Helsinki to go to Kirkkonummi and see Hirsala Golf, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

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