38 days in Finland Itinerary

38 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
4
Levi
— 3 nights
5
Inari
— 3 nights
6
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
7
Kuopio
— 4 nights
8
Tampere
— 4 nights
9
Turku
— 4 nights
10
Helsinki
— 7 nights

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.

For other places to visit, more things to do, 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 °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jalavan Kauppa, Hossa National Park, Pentik Hill
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Hossa National Park
Hossa National Park
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill

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 Rovaniemi City Library and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Ylitornio to see Tatuka Reindeerfarm about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °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
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library

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 find where to stay, maps, ratings, 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 °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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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 Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °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
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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 Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Venture out of the city with trips to Hippupuoti Gift Shop (in Saariselka) and Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, get great views at Otsamo Fell, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Inari route planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Inari sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Saariselka, Gold Prospector Museum
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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 Imatra Waterfall and Olavinlinna Castle. 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). And it doesn't end there: stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, explore the striking landscape at Punkaharju Ridge, and take in the exciting artwork at Johanna Oras Art Gallery.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Inari to Savonlinna in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Inari in February since evenings lows in Savonlinna dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Punkaharju, Puumala, Imatra, Kerimaki Church, The Parikkala Sculpture Park
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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 St. Nikolaos Cathedral. Explore Kuopio's surroundings by going to Koli National Park (Uhrihalkeama, Ukko-Koli, &more), Paateri (in Lieksa) and Koli (Koli Shop Retkitupa & Koli Nature Centre Ukko). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, immerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Saaristokatu, and enjoy some diversion at Vainolanniemi.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kuopio road trip planning site.

Getting from Savonlinna to Kuopio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. March in Kuopio sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Koli, Riuttala Farmhouse Museum
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Koli Nature Centre Ukko ©
Koli Nature Centre Ukko

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 Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Holy Cross Church (in Parola), Padasjoen Tuomastornit (in Padasjoki) and Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna). There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tampere online vacation planner.

Getting from Kuopio to Tampere by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In March, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Holy Cross Church, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, Padasjoen Tuomastornit, Ahvenisto
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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 Cathedral and Turku Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Nagu Church (in Nagu), Bengtskar Lighthouse (in Rosala) and Hanko (Hanko Water Tower & Gunnarstrand). There's still lots to do: browse the collection at Turku City Library, visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Martinkirkko, and stroll around Kultaranta Garden.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hanko, Rauma, Kultaranta Garden, Nagu Church, Bengtskar Lighthouse
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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 Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) and Kansallisgalleria. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Raseborg (Ekenas Old Town, EKTA museum, &more) and Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town & Cathedral of Porvoo). Pack the 20th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and stop by Katajanokka.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. 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
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Room Escape Games

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