37 days in Finland Itinerary

37 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Kotka
— 5 nights
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Savonlinna
— 4 nights
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Kuopio
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 5 nights
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Tampere
— 4 nights
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Rauma
— 4 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Raseborg Municipality
— 3 nights

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4
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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.
Visiting Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach will get you outdoors. Museum-lovers will get to explore Kansallisgalleria and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. There's much more to do: stop by Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa), hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and browse the range of quality goods at Stockmann Department Store.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary planning app.

Maputo, Mozambique to Helsinki is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Maputo in February, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 0°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 17:
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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

5
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. Visiting Beach Mansikkalahti and Santalahti Nature Trail will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Maritime Centre Vellamo and Marian Kirkko. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kotka: Art Centre Salmela (in Mantyharju), Lappeenranta (Joutsenon kirkko & Sandcastle Lappeenranta) and Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, admire the striking features of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kotka trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Kotka by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in February, with highs in Kotka at -2°C and lows at -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 17 — 22:
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Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Art Centre Salmela ©
Art Centre Salmela

4
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Visiting Lempukka Beach and Lammassaari Island will get you outdoors. Head to Taito Shop Savonlinna and Savonlinna Market Squarefor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Tohmajarven kirkko (in Tohmajarvi) and Ruokolahden Kirkko (in Ruokolahti). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, get all the information you need at Riihisaari, pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, and get in on the family fun at Punkaharjun Kesamaa.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip maker.

Getting from Kotka to Savonlinna by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 22 — 26:
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Tohmajarven kirkko ©
Tohmajarven kirkko
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

2
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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 26th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Old Mine Mining Museum and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park, examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, then examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and finally browse the different shops at Matkus Shopping Center.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kuopio trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Kuopio are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Old Mine Mining Museum ©
Old Mine Mining Museum
RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo

5
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Levi Ski Resort and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Do your shopping at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Akaslompolo Sportshop. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Levi: Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park & Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins). There's much more to do: have fun at Kids' Land, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Levi trip maker tool.

You can fly from Kuopio to Levi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In February in Levi, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 5:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

4
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Suolijarvi Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Vapriikin Museokeskus and Ideapark. There's lots more to do: stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, look for gifts at Keittioelamaa, browse the range of quality goods at City Sokos, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere holiday planner.

You can fly from Levi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. While traveling from Levi, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tampere, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Popular historic sites such as Old Rauma and Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) are in your itinerary. Head to Kauppakeskus Puuvilla and Patakirppisfor some retail therapy. Explore Rauma's surroundings by going to Pori (Yyteri Beach & Herrainpaivat Beach). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, and take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum.

To find photos and more tourist information, go to the Rauma day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Rauma takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March in Rauma, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 9 — 13:
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

3
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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.
Relax by the water at Vepsa Island and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Get some historical perspective at Turku Cathedral and St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel. Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Louhisaari Manor in Askainen, about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and make a trip to Archangel Michael's church.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip maker website.

You can drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. March in Turku sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Raseborg Municipality.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

3
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Raseborg Municipality

Raseborg Municipality ©
Get outdoors at Bellevue Beach and Tulliniemi Nature Path. Your inner history buff will appreciate Bengtskar Lighthouse and Raseborg Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Hanko Water Tower (in Hanko), Fagervik Museum (in Inkoo) and Rosala Viking Centre (in Rosala).

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Raseborg Municipality online road trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Raseborg Municipality in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Turku to Raseborg Municipality is minus 1 hour. March in Raseborg Municipality sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Raseborg Municipality

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

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