35 days in Finland Itinerary

35 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hanko
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 4 nights
3
Pori
— 2 nights
4
Tampere
— 4 nights
5
Levi
— 3 nights
6
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
7
Sotkamo
— 1 night
8
Koli National Park
— 4 nights
9
Kotka
— 4 nights
10
Helsinki
— 6 nights

1
night
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach, trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path, and then take in panoramic vistas at Hanko Water Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Teijo National Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hanko online vacation planner.

Adeje, Spain to Hanko is an approximately 12-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Adeje in February, things will get colder in Hanko: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Teijo National Park
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Relax by the water at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Vepsa Island. Change things up with a short trip to ArtBank in Pargas (about 34 minutes away). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Abo Akademi.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip planning tool.

Getting from Hanko to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

ArtBank
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 13th (Wed), learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, thenlook for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, thenkick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, and finally get your game on at Space Bowling & Billiards. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Yyteri Beach, don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, thentake an in-depth tour of Rosenlew Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Pori trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Pori can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Rauma
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Rauhaniemi Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Hameenlinna (Palander House & Ahvenisto). Pack the 16th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. February in Tampere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Hameenlinna
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto

3
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.
Step out of Levi with an excursion to Safaris in Akaslompolo--about 1h 5 min away. Spend the 19th (Tue) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, get your game on at Kids' Land, stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi planner.

You can fly from Tampere to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In February, Levi is little chillier than Tampere - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Safaris, Giewont Husky Adventures, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): stroll through Hiukka, thentake some stellar pictures from Vuokatinvaara, and then enjoy some friendly competition at Vuokatti Bowling.

For reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Sotkamo road trip app.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Sotkamo in 4.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Sotkamo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Vuokatti
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Vuokatti Bowling ©
Vuokatti Bowling
Vuokatinvaara ©
Vuokatinvaara

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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.
Relax by the water at Venajanhiekka and Utra Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Koli National Park: Joensuu (Honkaniemi Beach & Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ukko-Koli, examine the collection at Pielisen Museum, delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, and stop by Koli Shop Retkitupa.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Koli National Park day trip planning site.

Getting from Sotkamo to Koli National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Joensuu, Koli Shop Retkitupa, Venajanhiekka
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

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. Visit Beach Mansikkalahti and Aijanniemi Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Kotka's surroundings by going to Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala) and Wolkoff House Museum (in Lappeenranta). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Lehman, admire the landmark architecture of Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, explore the activities along Puumalan Lake, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kotka trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Kotka takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In March, daytime highs in Kotka are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Arboretum Mustila, Salpa Line Museum, Puumalan Lake, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Wolkoff House Museum
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Lehman ©
Lehman
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

6
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Aurinkolahti Beach and Aurlahti Beach. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online holiday builder.

Getting from Kotka to Helsinki by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Aurlahti Beach, Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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