31 days in Finland Itinerary

31 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Curitiba
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  26 h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Bus:  45 min
2
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
3
Loviisa
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Savonlinna
— 3 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h 30 min
6
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
7
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
8
Kemi
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
9
Oulu
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 15 min
10
Tampere
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
11
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
12
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  28 h
End: Curitiba


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2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Design Museum and then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, and then take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki sightseeing planning tool.

Curitiba, Brazil to Helsinki is an approximately 22.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Curitiba to Helsinki, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Helsinki is much colder than Curitiba - with highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Porvoo trip itinerary app.

Traveling by bus from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. February in Porvoo sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

3
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Let the collections at Salpa Line Museum and Bunker Museum capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Stromforsin Ruukki and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Loviisa: Marian Kirkko (in Hamina), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Kotka (Beach Mansikkalahti & Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum).

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Loviisa day trip app.

Loviisa is just a stone's throw from Porvoo. In February, daytime highs in Loviisa are -2°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Loviisa

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Marian Kirkko, Bunker Museum, Salpa Line Museum, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

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 17th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Wolkoff House Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lappeen Marian kirkko, then head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, and finally learn about all things military at Imatra Veteran’s Home Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at De tre korsens kyrka, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ruokolahden Kirkko, then get outside with Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauritsala Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta trip planner.

You can drive from Loviisa to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Imatra, Ruokolahden Kirkko
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Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko
Wolkoff House Museum ©
Wolkoff House Museum
Lauritsala Church ©
Lauritsala Church

3
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pikkukirkko and Kerimaki Church. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum and Siikalahti Wetland. Get out of town with these interesting Savonlinna side-trips: The Parikkala Sculpture Park (in Parikkala), Kitee Zoo (in Kitee) and Rapio Mill (in Juva). There's more to do: view the masterpieces at Johanna Oras Art Gallery.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -9°C. On the 21st (Thu), you'll travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Punkaharju, Parikkala, Kerimaki Church, Kitee Zoo, Rapio Mill
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The Parikkala Sculpture Park ©
The Parikkala Sculpture Park
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Discover out-of-the-way places like Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Inari Reindeer Farm. Get some cultural insight at Gold Prospector Museum and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. When in Inari, make a side trip to see Hippupuoti Gift Shop in Saariselka, approximately Saariselka away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell, and wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Inari trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Savonlinna to Inari in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Savonlinna in February, things will get little chillier in Inari: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Hippupuoti Gift Shop
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Christmas House Santa and Korundi House of Culture will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Rovaniemi Church and Pilke Science Centre. And it doesn't end there: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, make a trip to Lordi's Square, try your luck at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, and hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online travel planner.

Drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In February in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), admire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church, then visit Sampo Icebreaker, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kemi trip itinerary site.

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Kemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Kemi can reach -4°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) ©
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Haukipudas Church, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then walk around Hupisaaret Park, and finally examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Kierikki Stone Age Centre, then have some family-friendly fun at Oulu Climbing Centre, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Oulu trip planner.

Traveling by train from Kemi to Oulu takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Kierikki Stone Age Centre, Haukipudas Church
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kierikki Stone Age Centre ©
Kierikki Stone Age Centre
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Let the collections at Serlachius Museum Gustaf and The Parola Armour Museum capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tampere City Library, Metso and Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas. Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Museo Militaria (in Hameenlinna) and Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art (in Mantta-Vilppula). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, see the interesting displays at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere online trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Oulu to Tampere in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In March in Tampere, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Mantta-Vilppula, Museo Militaria, The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), The Parola Armour Museum
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Serlachius Museum Gustaf ©
Serlachius Museum Gustaf
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art ©
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
The Church of the Holy Cross and St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Louhisaari Manor and Turku Biological Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum (in Rauma). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Vepsa Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, and take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku driving holiday planning tool.

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Turku are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Rauma, Bellevue Beach, Louhisaari Manor
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

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nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Eckerö Post & tullhus, examine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, steep yourself in history at Salis Batteri, then step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, and finally take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: try to win big at PAF Casino, then stroll through Kobba Klintar, and then explore the engaging exhibits at The Aland Island Art Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trips

Aland Island, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
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Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum ©
Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar

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