34 days in Finland Itinerary

34 days in Finland Itinerary

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34 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rauma
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Tampere
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  5​h
5
Inari
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
Levi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New York City

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.
You'll explore and learn at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spas & Wellness and Nuuksio National Park (Nuuksion Kansallispuisto). Venture out of the city with trips to Aurlahti Beach (in Lohja) and Haapasaari Island (in Kotka). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, meet the residents at Helsinki Zoo, kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

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New York City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in January; daily highs in Helsinki reach 29°F and lows reach 19°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Haapasaari Island, Aurlahti Beach, King's Road, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Let the collections at Turku Castle and Rosala Viking Centre capture your imagination. Step out of the city life by going to Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and The Archipelago Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen), Bengtskar Lighthouse (in Rosala) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, learn more about the world around you at Biological Museum, and explore the world behind art at Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Turku trip planner .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Turku are 28°F, while nighttime lows are 18°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Rosala, Kurjenrahka National Park, Pargas Church, Louhisaari Manor
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Rosala Viking Centre ©
Rosala Viking Centre
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

4
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Step off the beaten path and head to Yyteri Beach and Marela Museum House. Museum-lovers will appreciate Bonk Keskus Ky and Automobile Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rauma: Pori (Central Pori Church & Juselius Mausoleum) and Villa Mairea (in Noormarkku). Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, and get engrossed in the history at Rauman museo, Vanha Raatihuone.

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Traveling by car from Turku to Rauma takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Rauma, expect temperatures between 28°F during the day and 17°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pori, Uusikaupunki, Villa Mairea
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Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Parola Tank Museum and Serlachius-museo Gösta, taidemuseo. Discover out-of-the-way places like Rauhaniemi Beach and The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas. Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Museo Militaria (in Haemeenlinna), Serlachius Museum Gustaf (in Mantta-Vilppula) and The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo) (in Kangasala). The adventure continues: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Old Church, stop by Tallipiha, and see the interesting displays at Tampere City Library, Metso.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere day trip app .

Drive from Rauma to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February in Tampere, expect temperatures between 26°F during the day and 15°F at night. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mantta-Vilppula, Museo Militaria, The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), Parola Tank Museum
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Parola Tank Museum ©
Parola Tank Museum
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art ©
Serlachius Museum Gustaf ©
Serlachius Museum Gustaf

3
nights
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 18th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then examine the collection at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): head outdoors with Lake Inari and then tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Inari trip itinerary maker website .

Do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle from Tampere to Inari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in February, things will get a bit cooler in Inari: highs are around 20°F and lows about 7°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Shopping Museums
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Visiting Safaris and Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Kittila (The Sarestoniemi Museum & Snow Village). And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, get your game on at Kid's Land, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and get engrossed in the history at Samiland.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Levi visit planner.

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in February; daily highs in Levi reach 26°F and lows reach 16°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

6
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get outdoors at Ranua Zoo and Arctic Lifestyle. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at SantaPark and Safaris. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, examine the collection at Christmas Exhibition and Santa Claus Photography, and make a trip to Santa Claus Office.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi itinerary planning app .

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Levi in February, expect Rovaniemi to be little chillier, temps between 18°F and 8°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Arctic Lifestyle ©
Arctic Lifestyle
Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo

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