32 days in Finland Itinerary

32 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
2
Turku
— 5 nights
3
Tampere
— 5 nights
4
Vaasa
— 4 nights
5
Inari
— 1 night
6
Levi
— 4 nights
7
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Hietaranta Beach and Nuuksio National Park. Museum-lovers will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Galleria Lapinlahti. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo (in Jarvenpaa). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online day trip planner.

Boracay, Philippines to Helsinki is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Boracay to Helsinki. In December, Helsinki is much colder than Boracay - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
For shopping fun, head to Kauppakeskus Mylly or Photographic Centre Peri. Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Mathildedalin Kylapanimo (in Salo) and Bellevue Beach (in Hanko). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, examine the collection at Automobile Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vepsa Island, and view the masterpieces at Galleria Joella.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, Bellevue Beach, Ruokapuoti Lumo, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

5
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Take a break from the city and head to Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Rauhaniemi Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Pihamaa Estate & Winery and Vapriikin Museokeskus. Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Laukko Manor (in Vesilahti), Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala) and Pori (Yyteri Beach & Pori Art Museum). Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring nature at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. It doesn't end there: look for gifts at Keittioelamaa and take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga.

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You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Tampere are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pori, Laukko Manor, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Pihamaa Estate & Winery
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

4
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Museum-lovers will appreciate Tikanoja Art Museum and Lassander House, K.H.Renlund museum. Step out of the city life by going to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Hietasaaren uimaranta. Venture out of the city with trips to Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala (in Kauhava) and Neristan (Old Wooden Town) (in Kokkola). Next up on the itinerary: sample the tasty concoctions at Bock’s Corner Brewery, pause for some serene contemplation at Mustasaaren kirkko, see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, and get outside with Setterbergin Puisto.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vaasa trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Vaasa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kokkola, Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala, Stundars Museum
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum
Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala ©
Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala

1
night
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 11th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Lemmenjoki National Park.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari attractions website.

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Inari takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Vaasa in January, with highs in Inari at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

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

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Elan Ski Shop & Rental and Levi Ski Resort. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Samiland and Ounasjoki - River for activities. Step out of Levi to go to Muonio and see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, which is approximately 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Levi travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Levi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
For shopping fun, head to LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier or Arctic Circle Mall. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church. There's still lots to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, and make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi travel app.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Levi in January since evenings lows in Rovaniemi dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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