34 days in Finland Itinerary

34 days in Finland Itinerary

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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Kuusamo
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Inari
— 3 nights
7
Kuopio
— 3 nights
8
Koli National Park
— 4 nights
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
10
Kotka
— 3 nights
11
Lahti
— 2 nights
12
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower and Pyynikki's Swim Hall. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary maker app.

Helsinki to Tampere is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In April in Tampere, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Fun & Games · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Step out of Turku to go to Korpo and see Korpo Church, which is approximately 2h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: browse the collection at Turku City Library, admire the natural beauty at Turku University Botanical Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail, and have fun at Adventure Park.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Turku journey planner.

Drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Turku are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, then stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, and finally hit the slopes at Ruka. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre and then head outdoors with Karhunkierros.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kuusamo travel route planning app.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Turku to Kuusamo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Turku in April; daily highs in Kuusamo reach 3°C and lows reach -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Ruka ©
Ruka
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tatuka Reindeerfarm and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Rovaniemi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Icekarting Levi and Levi Ski Resort. Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip builder.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in April, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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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. On the 23rd (Mon), hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Otsamo Fell, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in April, and nighttime lows around -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Inari

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Puijo Tower and Tahko Farmi. Venture out of the city with trips to Varkaus Water Tower Terrace (in Varkaus) and Leppavirta (Orinoro Gorge & Leppavirta Church). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuopio trip planner.

You can fly from Inari to Kuopio in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in April; daily highs in Kuopio reach 7°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Orinoro Gorge ©
Orinoro Gorge
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Tahko Farmi ©
Tahko Farmi

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ukko-Koli and Pielinen. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, examine the collection at Koli Nature Centre Ukko, stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, and contemplate the long history of Uhrihalkeama.

Find out how to plan Koli National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Kuopio to Koli National Park in 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 2:
Highlights from your plan
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, make a trip to Pikkukirkko, get answers to all your questions at Riihisaari, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. In May in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Riihisaari ©
Riihisaari
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna

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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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Santalahti Nature Trail and Stromforsin Ruukki. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, admire the landmark architecture of Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, stroll around Riverside Park, and admire the natural beauty at Fuksinpuisto Park.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kotka trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kotka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Haapasaari Island ©
Haapasaari Island
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Lahti City Hall, enjoy some diversion at Lahti Sports Center, then admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and finally take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let little ones run wild at Laune Central Park, examine the collection at Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo, and then learn about winemaking at Pihamaa Estate & Winery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lahti journey maker app.

Traveling by train from Kotka to Lahti takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lahti

Fun & Games · Wineries · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Laune Central Park ©
Laune Central Park
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mannerheim Museum and Room Escape Games. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

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Take a train from Lahti to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Helsinki sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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