32 days in Finland Itinerary

32 days in Finland Itinerary

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Inari
— 6 nights
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Kuusamo
— 8 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 11 nights
4
Oulu
— 3 nights

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6
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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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inari: Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara) and Saariselka (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, &more). Spend the 3rd (Sun) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, head outdoors with Lake Inari, and tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari road trip planner.

Geneva, Switzerland to Inari is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Geneva to Inari is 1 hour. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Geneva in February, with highs in Inari at -6°C and lows at -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

8
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Riisitunturi National Park and Hossa National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuusamo: Salla (Paikanselan Taistelualue & Salla Ski Resort), Pieni Karhunkierros Trail (in Juuma) and Suomussalmi (Martinselkonen Wilds Centre & The Silent People). Spend the 12th (Tue) exploring nature at Syote National Park. There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Ruka, look for all kinds of wild species at The Predator Center in Kuusamo, get outside with Karhunkierros, and look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read Kuusamo driving holiday planning website.

Drive from Inari to Kuusamo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to -2°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Ruka ©
Ruka
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

11
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step off the beaten path and head to Church of Sodankyla and German Soldier s Cemetery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Maupertuis Memorial and Rovaniemen ortodoksinen kirkko. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovaniemi: Kemi (Sampo Icebreaker & Kemi Church), Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto) and Tornio Church (in Tornio). Spend the 19th (Tue) exploring nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park. The adventure continues: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, take an in-depth tour of Rovaniemi Local History Museum, and revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi route planner.

Getting from Kuusamo to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. March in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Maupertuis Memorial
Maupertuis Memorial

3
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 24th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Haukipudas Church, then see the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, and finally see the interesting displays at Oulun Taidemuseo. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, then appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, then get a taste of the local shopping with Kauppahalli, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hupisaaret Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Oulu trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Oulu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Oulu, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 23 — 26:
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Oulu Cathedral ©
Oulu Cathedral
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church

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