30 days in Finland Itinerary

30 days in Finland Itinerary

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30 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Raseborg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Rauma
— 1 night
5
Tampere
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Inari
— 1 day
7
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
8
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
9
Joensuu
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
12
Hamina
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
13
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

3
nights
Raseborg

Raseborg ©
Raseborg is a town and municipality of Finland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bengtskar Lighthouse and Ekenas Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Raseborg Castle and Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy. Explore Raseborg's surroundings by going to Rosala Viking Centre (in Rosala), Pike's Gut (in Hanko) and Fagervik Museum (in Inkoo). Spend the 4th (Mon) exploring nature at Teijo national park. It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen and pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Katarinan kirkko.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Raseborg is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Raseborg. In March, Raseborg is slightly colder than Amsterdam - with highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Raseborg

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Pernio, Rosala, Pike's Gut, Snappertunan kirkko, Fagervik Museum
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse
Rosala Viking Centre ©
Rosala Viking Centre

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Step off the beaten path and head to Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Get some cultural insight at Turku Cathedral and Bonk Museum. Explore Turku's surroundings by going to Uusikaupunki (Uusikaupunki Old Church & Automobile Museum) and Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Ett Hem Museum, take an in-depth tour of Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and take a tour of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Turku online visit planner .

Drive from Raseborg to Turku in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trips

Uusikaupunki, Naantali Church, Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 9th (Sat), visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park. Keep things going the next day: expand your understanding of the military at Oro, go for a stroll along the water at Helsingholm Guest Harbour, and then admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kimito Island trip planner .

Getting from Turku to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik
Oro ©
Oro

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 11th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, then enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, and finally learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rauma online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Rauma takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Jokioinen Museum Railway. Visit Petajavesi Old Church and Tampere Cathedral for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Birthplace of Jean Sibelius (in Haemeenlinna), Mantta-Vilppula (Serlachius Museum Gosta & Serlachius Museum Gustaf) and Parola Tank Museum (in Parola). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Talonpoikaismuseo Yli-Kirra, examine the collection at Suomen Pelimuseo, contemplate the long history of Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa.

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You can drive from Rauma to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mantta-Vilppula, Jokioinen Museum Railway, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, Birthplace of Jean Sibelius, The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo)
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Serlachius Museum Gustaf ©
Serlachius Museum Gustaf

1
day
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 16th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then see the interesting displays at Siida, then experience rural life at Inari Reindeerfarm, and finally get a dose of the wild on Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

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Do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle from Tampere to Inari in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and shuttle; or drive. In March, Inari is little chillier than Tampere - with highs of -1°C and lows of -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

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

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and The Sarestoniemi Museum. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Snow Village about 46 minutes away. On the 18th (Mon), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, get your game on at Kid's Land, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Levi online vacation planner .

Getting from Inari to Levi by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Oulu.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Adventure Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 20th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Kauppahalli, view the masterpieces at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then see the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, and finally get engrossed in the history at Raahe Museum. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Kierikkikeskus, then see the interesting displays at Kierikki Stone Age Centre, then examine the collection at Oulun Taidemuseo, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hupisaaret Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Oulu trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Levi to Oulu in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Raahe Museum, Kierikki Stone Age Centre
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Raahe Museum ©
Raahe Museum
Kierikki Stone Age Centre ©
Kierikki Stone Age Centre
Kierikkikeskus ©
Kierikkikeskus

1
day
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Joensuu Church, examine the collection at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, admire the masterpieces at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, then look for gifts at Kauppakeskus Iso Myy, and finally try out the rides at Treetop Adventure Park.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Joensuu holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Oulu to Joensuu takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Joensuu

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni ©
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma ©
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma
Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko ©
Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna.

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

Traveling by car from Joensuu to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. March in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

2
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nuijamaa Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, admire the masterpieces at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, then get engrossed in the history at Wolkoff House Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lappeen Marian kirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tainionkosken Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ruokolahden Kirkko, look for gifts at Imatran Kalatalo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko, and finally examine the collection at Saimaa Kanal Museum.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lappeenranta vacation maker app .

Getting from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Hamina.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Imatra, Ruokolahden Kirkko
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Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Lappeenrannan taidemuseo ©
Lappeenrannan taidemuseo

2
nights
Hamina

Hamina ©
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. On the 26th (Tue), admire the striking features of Main Building of Military School, admire the striking features of Hamina Fortress, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, then brush up on your military savvy at Bunker Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Salpa Line Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marian Kirkko, don't miss a visit to St. John's Church, take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church, and finally examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hamina road trip app .

Drive from Lappeenranta to Hamina in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Hamina are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hamina

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Bunker Museum, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Salpa Line Museum
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Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Bunker Museum ©
Bunker Museum

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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.
Let the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Hvittrask capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: The Finnish Railway Museum (in Hyvinkaa) and Riihimaki (Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum) & Riihimaki Art Museum). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel route app .

You can drive from Hamina to Helsinki in 2 hours. In March in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Riihimaki, The Finnish Railway Museum, Hvittrask
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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