38 days in Finland Itinerary

38 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  21 h 30 min
1
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  2 h 30 min
5
Inari
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  6 h 30 min
6
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Kuopio
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
8
Tampere
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
9
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
10
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ruka and Hossa National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuusamo: Jalavan Kauppa (in Taivalkoski) and Pentik Hill (in Posio). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Kuusamo travel route planning site.

Singapore, Singapore to Kuusamo is an approximately 19.5- hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Kuusamo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in February, expect Kuusamo to be cooler, temps between -5°C and -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jalavan Kauppa, Pentik Hill, Hossa National Park
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 16:
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Hossa National Park
Hossa National Park
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Rovaniemi City Library. Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Ylitornio to see Tatuka Reindeerfarm about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online trip itinerary builder.

You can take a bus from Kuusamo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Tatuka Reindeerfarm
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 19:
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Icekarting Levi and Kids' Land. Spend the 22nd (Fri) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: gear up at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary app.

You can take a bus from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daytime highs in Levi are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Hippupuoti Gift Shop (in Saariselka) and Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara). The adventure continues: get great views at Otsamo Fell and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Inari journey planner.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in February, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Saariselka, Gold Prospector Museum
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 27:
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Olavinlinna Castle and Imatra Waterfall. Get out of town with these interesting Savonlinna side-trips: Puumala (Puumalan Lake & Viewing Platform in Puumala), Church of St. Nicholas (in Imatra) and The Parikkala Sculpture Park (in Parikkala). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, make a trip to Pikkukirkko, and view the masterpieces at Johanna Oras Art Gallery.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna online journey planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Savonlinna takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Inari in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Savonlinna, with lows of -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Punkaharju, Puumala, Imatra, The Parikkala Sculpture Park, Kerimaki Church
Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 2:
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Puumalan Lake ©
Puumalan Lake

4
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Puijo Tower and Koli Nature Centre Ukko. Explore Kuopio's surroundings by going to Koli National Park (Uhrihalkeama, Ukko-Koli, &more), Paateri (in Lieksa) and Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, enjoy some diversion at Vainolanniemi, trek along Saaristokatu, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuopio trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kuopio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Koli, Riuttala Farmhouse Museum
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 6:
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Paateri ©
Paateri

4
nights
Tampere

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Vapriikin Museokeskus and Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Padasjoen Tuomastornit (in Padasjoki), Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna) and Holy Cross Church (in Parola). There's much more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, and steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tampere online vacation planner.

Getting from Kuopio to Tampere by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Padasjoen Tuomastornit, Ahvenisto, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, Holy Cross Church
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Turku City Library and Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island. Venture out of the city with trips to Nagu Church (in Nagu), Hanko (Hanko Water Tower & Gunnarstrand) and Bengtskar Lighthouse (in Rosala). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, make a splash at JukuPark Turku is open 1 of September?, walk around Kultaranta Garden, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Turku day trip planner.

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hanko, Rauma, Nagu Church, Korpo Church, Bengtskar Lighthouse
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 14:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

7
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Room Escape Games and Porvoo Old Town. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Raseborg (Ekenas Old Town, EKTA museum, &more) and Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo). Pack the 20th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Helsinki trip simple and quick.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Raseborg, Porvoo, Snappertunan kirkko
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 21:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Room Escape Games

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