41 days in Finland Itinerary

41 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Tampere
— 5 nights
2
Turku
— 5 nights
3
Pori
— 2 nights
4
Vaasa
— 4 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
6
Sotkamo
— 2 nights
7
Koli National Park
— 5 nights
8
Imatra
— 3 nights
9
Kotka
— 4 nights
10
Helsinki
— 7 nights

5
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Appreciate the collections at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Emil Aaltosen Museo. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Rauhaniemi Beach. Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to The Parola Armour Museum (in Parola), Visavuori (in Valkeakoski) and Pihamaa Estate & Winery (in Asikkala). Pack the 24th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's lots more to do: tee off at Linna Golf & Country Club, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga, see the interesting displays at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), and contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tampere road trip planner.

Tallinn, Estonia to Tampere is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Linna Golf & Country Club, The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), The Parola Armour Museum, Visavuori, Pihamaa Estate & Winery
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 26:
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Visavuori ©
Visavuori
The Parola Armour Museum ©
The Parola Armour Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bellevue Beach and Vepsa Island. Museum-lovers will get to explore Turku Castle and Automobile Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Mathildedalin Kylapanimo (in Salo), Hanko Water Tower (in Hanko) and Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, view the masterpieces at Galleria Joella, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, and have fun at Adventure Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Turku road trip site.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hanko, Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, Naantali Old Town, Automobile Museum, Louhisaari Manor
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 31:
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, thentake an in-depth tour of Rosenlew Museum, and then examine the collection at Villa Mairea.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Pori travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, Villa Mairea
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 2:
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

4
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Stundars Museum and Arctic Museum Nanoq will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Kokkola (Neristan (Old Wooden Town) & Lassander House, K.H.Renlund museum). Spend the 4th (Thu) among the memorable landscape of Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Next up on the itinerary: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bock’s Corner Brewery, see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Tikanoja Art Museum, and stroll through Hietasaaren uimaranta.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Vaasa visit planning website.

You can drive from Pori to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Kokkola, Raippaluodon Silta, Stundars Museum, Arctic Museum Nanoq
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 6:
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum
Arctic Museum Nanoq ©
Arctic Museum Nanoq

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, have fun at Santa Claus Office, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi tour planner.

Fly from Vaasa to Rovaniemi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vaasa in April, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 9:
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

2
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. On the 10th (Wed), take in the pleasant sights at Jyrkkakosken Ruukki and then enjoy the sand and surf at Venajanhiekka. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiukka, thenget great views at Vuokatinvaara, and then perfect your strike at Vuokatti Bowling.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sotkamo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Sotkamo takes 4.5 hours. April in Sotkamo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vuokatti, Jyrkkakosken Ruukki, Venajanhiekka
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 11:
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Vuokatti Bowling ©
Vuokatti Bowling
Vuokatinvaara ©
Vuokatinvaara

5
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Utra Beach and Honkaniemi Beach. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, hit the slopes at Ukko-Koli, explore the activities along Pielinen, and don't miss a visit to Paateri.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Sotkamo to Koli National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Koli National Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Joensuu
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 16:
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli

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.
Appreciate the collections at Wolkoff House Museum and Imatra Veteran’s Home Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Imatra side-trips: Pikkukirkko (in Savonlinna), Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum (in Punkaharju) and Kummakivi Boulder (in Ruokolahti). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Lempukka Beach, stop by MyGoodKnife, step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauritsala Church.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Imatra online travel route planner.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Imatra in 3.5 hours. April in Imatra sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Imatra

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Pikkukirkko, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kummakivi Boulder
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 19:
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Wolkoff House Museum ©
Wolkoff House Museum
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

4
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. Let the collections at Salpa Line Museum and Bunker Museum capture your imagination. We've included these beaches for you: Beach Mansikkalahti and Lehman. Change things up with a short trip to Stromforsin Ruukki in Ruotsinpyhtaa (about 34 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, admire the striking features of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, and visit Hamina Old Town.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Kotka holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Imatra to Kotka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hamina, Salpa Line Museum, Bunker Museum, Stromforsin Ruukki
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 23:
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Lehman ©
Lehman
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Kirkkonummi (Hvittrask & Hirsala Golf). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, play a few rounds at Tapiola Golf, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and make a trip to The Esplanadi Park.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Helsinki using our trip planner.

You can drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. April in Helsinki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kirkkonummi, Tapiola Golf, Vantaa Art Museum
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 30:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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