40 days in Finland Itinerary

40 days in Finland Itinerary

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40 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Ibiza Town, Ibiza
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Sotkamo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Koli National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h
6
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Pori
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Tampere
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
9
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Ibiza Town, Ibiza

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Pyha-Luosto National Park. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, stroll through Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena, and see Santa Claus Office.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner .

Ibiza Town, Spain to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Ibiza Town in November, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between -2°C and -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Safaris
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and finally have fun at Action Park.

To plan Saariselka vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Museums Parks

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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Muonio online holiday planner .

You can drive from Saariselka to Muonio in 3.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Muonio can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Levi
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Get in touch with nature at Venajanhiekka and Ukkohalla Ski & Sport Resort. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sotkamo: Kajaani (Pietari Brahen Patsas & Kajaani Castle ruins). Spend the 19th (Mon) exploring nature at Hiidenportti National Park. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Hiukka, enjoy some friendly competition at Vuokatti Bowling, and find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sotkamo online journey planner .

You can drive from Muonio to Sotkamo in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Muonio in November: high temperatures in Sotkamo hover around 0°C and lows are around -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Vuokatti, Kajaani, Venajanhiekka, Ukkohalla Ski & Sport Resort
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 20:
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park
Kajaani Castle ruins ©
Kajaani Castle ruins

4
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Get outdoors at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto and Lykynlampi Outdoor Centre. Step out of Koli National Park to go to Joensuu and see Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, which is approximately 1h 05 min away.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Sotkamo to Koli National Park in 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Koli, Joensuu
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 24:
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Kaupungintalo - City Hall, kick back and relax at Hietasaaren uimaranta, then examine the collection at Terranova, and finally take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mustasaari trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Mustasaari takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In November in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Vaasa
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 26:
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta
Kaupungintalo - City Hall ©
Kaupungintalo - City Hall

3
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Get in touch with nature at Yyteri Beach and Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park. Popular historic sites such as Old Rauma and The Church of the Holy Cross are in your itinerary. Explore Pori's surroundings by going to Rauma (Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum & Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, enjoy some friendly competition at Space Bowling & Billiards, and admire the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum.

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

Drive from Mustasaari to Pori in 3 hours. In November in Pori, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rauma, Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 29:
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

5
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Visiting Rauhaniemi Beach and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Sappee Ski Resort (in Palkane) and Parola (Parola Tank Museum & Holy Cross Church). see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, head off the coast to Viikinsaari Island, savor the flavors at Laukontori, and steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tampere journey planner.

You can drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Parola, Sappee Ski Resort, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Take a break from the city and head to Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and The Archipelago Trail. Get some historical perspective at Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Go for a jaunt from Turku to Poytya to see Kurjenrahka National Park about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, have fun at Moomin World, tour the water at your own pace with Lana, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip planning app .

Getting from Tampere to Turku by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Naantali, Kurjenrahka National Park
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 8:
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik and then don't miss a visit to Helsingholm Guest Harbour.

Start your trip to Kimito Island by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 10:
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Manor ©
Soderlangvik Manor
Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour

8
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Aurinkolahti Beach and Korkeasaari Zoo. Get some historical perspective at Rock Church and The Esplanadi Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Aurlahti Beach (in Lohja). Pack the 17th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, explore the galleries of Fortress of Suomenlinna, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Helsinki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. December in Helsinki sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Aurlahti Beach, Flamingo Entertainment Center, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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