30 days in Finland Itinerary

30 days in Finland Itinerary

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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
Drive:  2 h
5
Tampere
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Shuttle:  5 h 15 min
6
Inari
— 1 day
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 30 min
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. Explore hidden gems such as Bengtskar Lighthouse and Pike's Gut. Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy and Pyhan Katarinan kirkko will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Raseborg: Rosala Viking Centre (in Rosala), Fagervik Museum (in Inkoo) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of EKTA museum, explore the ancient world of Raseborg Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Snappertunan kirkko, and stroll around Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Raseborg online itinerary builder.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Raseborg is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Amsterdam to Raseborg, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in March; daily highs in Raseborg reach 3°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Raseborg

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Rosala, Pernio, Pike's Gut, Snappertunan kirkko, Pyhan Katarinan kirkko
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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 Louhisaari Manor. Get some cultural insight at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and Turku Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Uusikaupunki (Uusikaupunki Old Church, Bonk Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, make a trip to Archangel Michael's church, examine the collection at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, and admire the masterpieces at Turku Art Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Turku journey builder app.

Traveling by car from Raseborg to Turku takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trips

Uusikaupunki, Louhisaari Manor, Naantali Church
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 8:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 9th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Oro, then take in the waterfront activity at Helsingholm Guest Harbour, and then admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard.

Before you visit Kimito Island, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit 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, 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.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rauma day trip planning site.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Rauma in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Rauma are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time 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
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get some cultural insight at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Jokioinen Museum Railway. Museum-lovers will get to explore Serlachius Museum Gustaf and Mediamuseo Rupriikki. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: The Parola Armour Museum (in Parola), Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art (in Mantta-Vilppula) and Birthplace of Jean Sibelius (in Hameenlinna). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, admire the striking features of Petajavesi Old Church, see the interesting displays at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), and take an in-depth tour of Talonpoikaismuseo Yli-Kirra.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tampere online route planner.

Getting from Rauma to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March in Tampere, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -7°C at night. 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, Talonpoikaismuseo Yli-Kirra, The Parola Armour Museum, St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 15:
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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. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, then experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, and finally get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Inari online trip itinerary builder.

Do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle from Tampere to Inari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tampere in March; daily highs in Inari reach -1°C and lows reach -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

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

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Sarestoniemi Museum and LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery. Explore hidden gems such as Lapland Hotels SnowVillage and Kids' Land. Spend the 18th (Mon) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila, and find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Levi holiday site.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Sarestoniemi Museum, Levi Huskypark
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 19:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 20th (Wed), browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, shop like a local with Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, then examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, and finally get engrossed in the history at Raahe Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Kierikkikeskus, then see the interesting displays at Kierikki Stone Age Centre, then explore the world behind art at Oulun Taidemuseo, and finally walk around Hupisaaret Park.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Oulu road trip tool.

You can drive from Levi to Oulu in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough 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
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

1
day
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Joensuu Church, examine the collection at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, admire the masterpieces at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, then stop by Kauppakeskus Iso Myy, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at Treetop Adventure Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Joensuu trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Oulu to Joensuu in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. March in Joensuu sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Joensuu

Museums Historic Sites Adventure
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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): examine the collection 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 pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Joensuu to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 23:
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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): pause for some serene contemplation at Nuijamaa Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, explore the world behind art at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, then get engrossed in the history at Wolkoff House Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Lappeen Marian kirkko. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tainionkosken Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas, pause for some serene contemplation at Ruokolahden Kirkko, look for gifts at Imatran Kalatalo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko, and finally examine the collection at Saimaa Kanal Museum.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lappeenranta online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive 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
Wolkoff House Museum ©
Wolkoff House Museum

2
nights
Hamina

Hamina ©
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): admire the striking features of Main Building of Military School, admire the landmark architecture of Hamina Fortress, then admire the landmark architecture of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, then learn about all things military at Bunker Museum, and finally examine the collection at Salpa Line Museum. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marian Kirkko, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Church, examine the collection at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, then steep yourself in history at Kotka Church, and finally see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hamina route app.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Hamina takes 1.5 hours. In March in Hamina, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hamina

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Salpa Line Museum, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Bunker Museum
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 27:
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Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mannerheim Museum and Room Escape Games. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Riihimaki (Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum) & Riihimaki Art Museum), Hvittrask (in Kirkkonummi) and The Finnish Railway Museum (in Hyvinkaa). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Hamina to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Riihimaki, Hvittrask, The Finnish Railway Museum
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 30:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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