30 days in Finland Itinerary

30 days in Finland Itinerary

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30 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14​h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Jyvaskyla
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Kuopio
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Lieksa
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
7
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Akaslompolo
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip planning tool .

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 3 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in January; daily highs in Helsinki reach -3°C and lows reach -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Vantaa Art Museum, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bonk Museum (in Uusikaupunki) and Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island, and see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku vacation app .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In February in Turku, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naantali, Bonk Museum, Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Holy Cross Church (in Parola), Padasjoen Tuomastornit (in Padasjoki) and Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall.

To find out how to plan a trip to Tampere, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In February, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Fun & Games Beaches

Side Trips

Ahvenisto, Padasjoen Tuomastornit, Holy Cross Church
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall

3
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Venture out of the city with trips to Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu), Liikelataamo (in Saarijarvi) and Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art (in Mantta-Vilppula). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Vitikkala Manor, take an in-depth tour of Toivolan Vanha Piha, snap pictures at Kuokkalan silta, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Petajavesi Old Church.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Jyvaskyla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to -2°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Kuopio.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Petajavesi, Liikelataamo, Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art, Church of Keuruu, Vitikkala Manor
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Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art ©
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuopio: Riuttala Farmhouse Museum (in Karttula), Southern Konnevesi National park (in Rautalampi) and Varkaus Water Tower Terrace (in Varkaus). There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the waterfront at Kuopio Harbor, see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kuopio trip planner .

Take a train from Jyvaskyla to Kuopio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Varkaus Water Tower Terrace, Riuttala Farmhouse Museum, Southern Konnevesi National park
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Varkaus Water Tower Terrace ©
Varkaus Water Tower Terrace

2
nights
Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. On the 17th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Paateri, hit the slopes at Ukko-Koli, then take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and finally hike along Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum and then get outside with Neitikoski Rapids.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Lieksa attractions planner.

You can drive from Kuopio to Lieksa in 3 hours. February in Lieksa sees daily highs of -2°C and lows of -8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Lieksa

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Koli National Park
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Paateri ©
Paateri
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

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, fun & games, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, have fun at Santa Claus Office, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

Plan trip to Rovaniemi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Lieksa to Rovaniemi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lieksa in February: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park and then get all the equipment you need at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the next day, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Saariselka when traveling from Rovaniemi in February, with lows around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©

5
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Venture out of the city with trips to G2 ICEKARTING (in Sirkka), Muonio (Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins & Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park) and Levi (Icekarting Levi, Levi Ski Resort, & more).

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Akaslompolo driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Saariselka to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi, Kittila, Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort, Jemes Sport
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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