39 days in Finland Itinerary

39 days in Finland Itinerary

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39 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Oulu
Drive:  7​h
1
Inari
— 2 nights
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Luosto
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 7 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Kemi
— 1 night
train:  1​h
6
Oulu
— 2 nights
7
Vaasa
— 3 nights
8
Tampere
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
9
Hameenlinna
— 3 nights
10
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
11
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
12
Helsinki
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
13
Porvoo
— 2 nights
14
Imatra
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
15
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 22nd (Fri), admire all the interesting features of Inari Reindeerfarm, hike along Juutua Nature Trail, and then examine the collection at Siida. Keep things going the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell and then head outdoors with Lake Inari.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Inari day trip planning website .

Oulu to Inari is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Oulu in March since evenings lows in Inari dip to 13°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Trails
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, and then make a trip to Snow Village.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi attractions planner .

Fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°F in March, and nighttime lows around 16°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Snow Village
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 25:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

3
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Luosto online tour planner .

Getting from Levi to Luosto by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Levi in March, Luosto is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Pyhatunturi
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Safaris
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

7
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tatuka Palvelut (in Ylitornio), Eeron Polku Trail (in Pello) and Korouoma Canyon (in Posio). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, admire the sheer force of Auttikongas, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

You can plan Rovaniemi trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Luosto to Rovaniemi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rovaniemi when traveling from Luosto in March, with lows around 17°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Korouoma Canyon, Eeron Polku Trail, Tatuka Reindeerfarm
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 4th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, then take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, then tee off at Tornio Golf, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery).

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kemi travel route planning tool .

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Kemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. April in Kemi sees daily highs of 39°F and lows of 24°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for the train ride to Oulu.

Things to do in Kemi

Golf Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Tornio
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 5:
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Tornio Golf ©
Tornio Golf
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oulu Cathedral, then stroll through Ainolan Puisto, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, and finally appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun at Tietomaa.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Oulu day trip site .

Traveling by train from Kemi to Oulu takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 41°F, and evening lows to 27°F. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Oulu Cathedral ©
Oulu Cathedral

3
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Bock’s Corner Brewery, and then make a splash at Tropiclandia.

Plan trip to Vaasa with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Oulu to Vaasa in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. April in Vaasa sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 29°F at night. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Kaupungintalo - City Hall ©
Kaupungintalo - City Hall

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 10th (Wed), stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. On the next day, try out the rides at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tampere online tour planner .

Take a train from Vaasa to Tampere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in April, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Haemeenlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Room Escape Games
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

3
nights
Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): look for gifts at Pioni Ja Piironki, take a stroll around Sibelius Hall, then take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor, and finally see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museo Militaria, then explore the historical opulence of Hame Castle, then browse the exhibits of Birthplace of Jean Sibelius, and finally stroll through Aulanko.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Haemeenlinna online attractions planner .

You can take a train from Tampere to Haemeenlinna in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Haemeenlinna can reach 45°F, while at night they dip to 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Lahti, Kinnarin Tila & Pioni Ja Piironki
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 15:
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku holiday planner .

You can drive from Haemeenlinna to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Pargas Lime Stone Quarry
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, then steep yourself in history at Bomarsund, then contemplate the long history of The Maritime Quarter, and finally examine the collection at Museumship Pommern. Here are some ideas for day two: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then stroll through Lilla holmen, then head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mariehamn sightseeing planner .

Getting from Turku to Mariehamn by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 45°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sund, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 19:
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar
Room Escape Games

2
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.
On the 20th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and finally look for gifts at TeeMaa Tea House.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki vacation planner.

Fly from Mariehamn to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In April in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 32°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 22nd (Mon), contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Fredrika Runebergs Park. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Savijarvi Gard Manor, then take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut, and then stroll through Runeberg Park.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Porvoo trip planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. April in Porvoo sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Hiidenkirnut, Savijarvi Gard Manor
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 23:
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Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Savijarvi Gard Manor ©
Savijarvi Gard Manor
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

3
nights
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
On the 24th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, then examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, and then explore the activities along Saimaa Canal. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, and then make a trip to The Parikkala Sculpture Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Imatra trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Porvoo to Imatra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Imatra sees daily highs of 45°F and lows of 31°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, The Parikkala Sculpture Park
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 26:
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
The Parikkala Sculpture Park ©
The Parikkala Sculpture Park
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum and then take in the spiritual surroundings of New Valamo Monastery. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Punkaharju Ridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Imatra to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 44°F, while at night they dip to 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Punkaharju, New Valamo Monastery, Kerimaki Church
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:
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New Valamo Monastery ©
New Valamo Monastery
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

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