32 days in Finland Itinerary

32 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
2
Inari
— 3 nights
3
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
4
Savonlinna
— 3 nights
5
Kuopio
— 4 nights
6
Tampere
— 5 nights
7
Turku
— 4 nights
8
Kotka
— 3 nights
9
Helsinki
— 4 nights

1
night
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): head outdoors with Seven Fells Up and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo online trip planner.

Bengaluru, India to Akaslompolo is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Akaslompolo. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Bengaluru in March: high temperatures in Akaslompolo hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 18th (Sun), wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Inari tour builder website.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. March in Inari sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

2
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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, thenlook for gifts at Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and then hit the slopes at Ruka.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kuusamo trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Inari to Kuusamo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

3
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Olavinlinna Castle and Savonlinna Provincial Museum. Head to Taito Shop Savonlinna and Savonlinna Market Squarefor some retail therapy. Take a break from Savonlinna with a short trip to Linnansaari National Park in Rantasalmi, about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, and see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum.

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

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Savonlinna takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kuusamo in March, with highs in Savonlinna at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Linnansaari National Park, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

4
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Nikolaos Cathedral and Lutheran Cathedral. Head to Matkus Shopping Center and Pikku Pietarin Torikujafor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Southern Konnevesi National park (in Rautalampi), Old Mine Mining Museum (in Outokumpu) and Leppavirta (Leppavirta Church & Orinoro Gorge).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuopio route website.

Drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Leppavirta, Southern Konnevesi National park, Old Mine Mining Museum
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 29:
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Orinoro Gorge ©
Orinoro Gorge
Old Mine Mining Museum ©
Old Mine Mining Museum
Leppavirta Church ©
Leppavirta Church

5
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Escape the urban bustle at Rauhaniemi Beach and Marttinen. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ideapark and Tallipihan Suklaapuoti. Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Forssa Museum (in Forssa), Jokioinen Museum Railway (in Jokioinen) and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, explore the world behind art at Maltinranta Artcenter, and identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

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Getting from Kuopio to Tampere by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In March in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Forssa Museum, Ideapark, Jokioinen Museum Railway, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Marttinen
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Teijo National Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turku Cathedral and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Change things up with a short trip to Louhisaari Manor in Askainen (about 40 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, don't miss a visit to Naantali Church, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Louhisaari Manor, Naantali Church
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

3
nights
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. Popular historic sites such as St. Nicholas Orthodox Church and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Arboretum Mustila and Santalahti Nature Trail. Step out of Kotka with an excursion to Salpa Line Museum in Miehikkala--about 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marian Kirkko, and stroll around Riverside Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kotka trip builder.

Getting from Turku to Kotka by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April in Kotka, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Arboretum Mustila, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Marian Kirkko, Salpa Line Museum
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Marian Kirkko ©
Marian Kirkko

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Kansallisgalleria and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Popular historic sites such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Temppeliaukio Church are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, stop by Digelius Music, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki online trip builder.

Drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria