31 days in Finland Itinerary

31 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kotka
— 3 nights
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Savonlinna
— 4 nights
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Tampere
— 4 nights
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Rauma
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 4 nights
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Levi
— 4 nights
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Inari
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 5 nights

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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. You'll explore and learn at Art Centre Salmela and Salpa Line Museum. Visiting Beach Mansikkalahti and Riverside Park will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Kotka side-trips: Marian Kirkko (in Hamina), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Hiidenvuori (in Iitti). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, stroll through Santalahti Nature Trail, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Church.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kotka trip planning website.

Trat, Thailand to Kotka is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Trat in April, with highs in Kotka at 8°C and lows at -1°C. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Wildlife Area
Arboretum Mustila
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Salpa Line Museum
5.0
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Geologic Formation
Hiidenvuori
4.4

4
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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Get outdoors at Linnansaari National Park and Lammassaari Island. Head to Taito Shop Savonlinna and Savonlinna Market Squarefor plenty of shopping. Go for a jaunt from Savonlinna to Parikkala to see Siikalahti Wetland about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, and examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Savonlinna road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Savonlinna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Vapriikin Museokeskus and Ideapark. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas. Step out of Tampere with an excursion to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto in Ylojarvi--about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, stop by Keittioelamaa, catch a live performance at Tampere Hall, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip planning tool.

Getting from Savonlinna to Tampere by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

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Wildlife Area
Hatanpaa Arboretum
4.9
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Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4

2
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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla and Patakirppis. Get some historical perspective at Old Rauma and Isokari Lighthouse. Change things up with these side-trips from Rauma: Uusikaupunki (Uusikaupunki Old Church & Automobile Museum) and Pori (Yyteri Beach & Herrainpaivat Beach). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo and pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rauma online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Tampere to Rauma by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

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Beach
Yyteri Beach
4.6
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World heritage site
Old Rauma
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Teijo National Park. Visit Turku Cathedral and Turku Castle for their historical value. When in Turku, make a side trip to see Kurjenrahka National Park in Poytya, approximately Poytya away. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Turku online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Rauma to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

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Must see
Turku Cathedral
4.4
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Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
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National Park
Teijo National Park
4.6

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Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Levi Ski Resort and LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery. Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Akaslompolo (Akaslompolo Sportshop & Seven Fells Up) and Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, &more). There's more to do: relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Levi trip planner.

You can fly from Turku to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Turku in April, with highs in Levi at 3°C and lows at -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Trails

Side Trips

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Must see
Safaris
4.8
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Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): get outside with Lake Inari, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites
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Outdoor Activity
Lake Inari
4.5

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Kansallisgalleria and Ullanlinna. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa) and Hakaniemi Market. The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Old Market Hall, and buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Helsinki holiday planning site.

Fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in April; daily highs in Helsinki reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Art Museum
Kansallisgalleria
4.2

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