37 days in Finland Itinerary

37 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
2
Turku
— 4 nights
3
Tampere
— 4 nights
4
Pori
— 2 nights
5
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
6
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
7
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
8
Saariselka
— 1 night
9
Muonio
— 2 nights
10
Levi
— 3 nights
11
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights

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.
Pack the 31st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, make a trip to Senate Square, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki day trip app.

Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Helsinki is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Phnom Penh to Helsinki is minus 5 hours. In December, Helsinki is much colder than Phnom Penh - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Step out of Turku to go to Poytya and see Kurjenrahka National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, get engrossed in the history at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, browse the collection at Turku City Library, and hike along The Archipelago Trail.

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

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. January in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Naantali, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Holy Cross Church (in Parola) and Hameenlinna (Hame Castle & Vankilamuseo). Pack the 12th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, explore the world behind art at Tampere Art Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary site.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. January in Tampere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, Holy Cross Church
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): look for gifts at Patakirppis, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, thenmake a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House, see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, thenstop by Porin Kauppahalli, and finally get your game on at Space Bowling & Billiards.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Pori travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Pori can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Rauma
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum
Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum ©
Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 16th (Wed), head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta, thenkick back and relax at Hietasaaren uimaranta, and then get outside with Setterbergin Puisto.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Mustasaari using our trip planner.

Getting from Pori to Mustasaari by car takes about 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Mustasaari can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Vaasa
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Raippaluodon Silta ©
Raippaluodon Silta
Setterbergin Puisto ©
Setterbergin Puisto

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Explore Savonlinna's surroundings by going to Imatra (Imatra Waterfall & Imatran Kalatalo), Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi) and Joutsenon kirkko (in Lappeenranta). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, and look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mustasaari to Savonlinna. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Mustasaari in January; daily highs in Savonlinna reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Imatra, Punkaharju Ridge, Linnansaari National Park, Joutsenon kirkko
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle

3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Explore Kuusamo's surroundings by going to Riisitunturi National Park (in Posio) and Syote National Park (in Syote). There's much more to do: fly down the slopes at Ruka, find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, and explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kuusamo online route planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kuusamo in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Savonlinna in January, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Kuusamo. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Riisitunturi National Park, Syote National Park
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, hike along Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip planning app.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Saariselka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Nature Winter Sports

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

2
nights
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Konijanka Petting Zoo and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Muonio day trip tool.

You can drive from Saariselka to Muonio in 4 hours. January in Muonio sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Muonio

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Akaslompolo, Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Safaris
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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 Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila--about 46 minutes away. Spend the 28th (Mon) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Kids' Land, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Levi takes an hour. In January in Levi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

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, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip builder.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, Rovaniemi is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Theme Parks Shopping
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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