34 days in Finland Itinerary

34 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 4 nights
4
Tampere
— 4 nights
5
Vaasa
— 5 nights
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
7
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
8
Kotka
— 4 nights

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Hirsala Golf (in Kirkkonummi). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, stop by Katajanokka, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip planner.

Kigali, Rwanda to Helsinki is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kigali in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Espoo, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Hirsala Golf
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kimito Island tour builder.

You can drive from Helsinki to Kimito Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Mathildedalin Kylapanimo (in Salo), Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio). There's much more to do: work off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, and take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

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Drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, Naantali Old Town, Bellevue Beach, Teijo National Park
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari), Pihamaa Estate & Winery (in Asikkala) and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, and examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere attractions site.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Tampere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ahtari Zoo, Pihamaa Estate & Winery, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

5
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Let the collections at Arctic Museum Nanoq and Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum capture your imagination. Neristan (Old Wooden Town) and Soderfjardenin Meteoriihi will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vaasa: Saltkaret (in Mustasaari), Kyr0 Distillery Company (in Isokyro) and Pedagogy, K.H.Renlund museum (in Kokkola). Spend the 29th (Fri) among the memorable landscape of Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. The adventure continues: sample the tasty concoctions at Bock’s Corner Brewery, take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta, make a trip to Kaupungintalo - City Hall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietasaaren uimaranta.

For traveler tips and tourist information, read Vaasa itinerary builder website.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Vaasa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Vaasa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Mustasaari, Kokkola, Arctic Museum Nanoq, Kyr0 Distillery Company
Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 2:
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Arctic Museum Nanoq ©
Arctic Museum Nanoq
Neristan (Old Wooden Town) ©
Neristan (Old Wooden Town)

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Appreciate the collections at Arktikum and Korundi House of Culture. Next up on the itinerary: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi, and explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Vaasa to Rovaniemi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Vaasa in April, plan for slightly colder days in Rovaniemi, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

3
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Pielisen Museum and Koli Nature Centre Ukko. Go for a jaunt from Koli National Park to Rautavaara to see Venajanhiekka about 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paha-Koli Hill, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, and take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Koli National Park online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In April in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Venajanhiekka, Koli Nature Centre Ukko
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 10:
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum
 Eräeero T:mi Eero Kortelainen ©
Eräeero T:mi Eero Kortelainen

4
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. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry and Stromforsin Ruukki. You'll explore and learn at Bunker Museum and Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kotka: Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola), Hiidenvuori (in Iitti) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). And it doesn't end there: visit Linden Esplanade, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotka Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Marian Kirkko, and walk around Riverside Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kotka day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Kotka takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In April in Kotka, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hamina, Bunker Museum, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

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