43 days in Finland Itinerary

43 days in Finland Itinerary

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Drive to Dublin Airport, Fly to Turku Airport
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Turku
— 4 nights
Drive
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Tampere
— 4 nights
Train
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Vaasa
— 4 nights
Fly
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Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kotka
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mikkeli
— 4 nights
Drive
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Koli National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Oulu
— 4 nights
Train
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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Drive
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Levi
— 5 nights
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Drive to Kittilä Airport, Fly to Dublin Airport, Drive to Knock

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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, work off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Turku journey planner.

Knock, Ireland to Turku is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Knock to Turku is 2 hours. In May in Turku, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Tampere is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, don't miss a visit to Nasinneula Tower, and take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip builder app.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Tampere sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Spa
Spas
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Vaasa

Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Change things up with these side-trips from Vaasa: Saltkaret (in Mustasaari), Seinajoki Library (in Seinajoki) and Kyr0 Distillery Company (in Isokyro). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, get your game on at Makeitout, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, and examine the collection at Stundars Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Vaasa sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Vaasa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Vaasa sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Stundars Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Stundars Museum
4.5

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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and get a taste of the local shopping with Market Square Kauppatori.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Vaasa to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Helsinki are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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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. Get out of town with these interesting Kotka side-trips: Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, stroll through Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and make a trip to Linden Esplanade.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kotka trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Kotka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Hiking Trail
Santalahti Nature Trail
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Mikkeli

Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Johanna Oras Art Gallery (in Punkaharju), Savonlinna (Pikkukirkko, Olavinlinna Castle, &more) and Puumala (Lietvesi Scenic Road, Viewing Platform in Puumala, &more). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park, identify plant and animal life at Neitvuori, head outdoors with Anjan Puisto, and get great views at Naisvuori Observation Tower.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mikkeli trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Mikkeli takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Mikkeli, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Repovesi National Park ©
National Park
Repovesi National Park
4.8
Anjan Puisto ©
Outdoor Activity
Anjan Puisto
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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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Pielinen, don't miss a visit to Paateri, trek along Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Akka-Koli Hill.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mikkeli to Koli National Park takes 4 hours. In June, daytime highs in Koli National Park are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Pielinen ©
Water Body
Pielinen
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Outdoor Activity
Neitikoski Rapids
5.0
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Hiking Trail
Paha-Koli Hill
5.0

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Oulu

Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Oulu is known for shopping, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Koitelinkoski, have some family-friendly fun at Hoplop, stroll around Hupisaaret Park, and admire the masterpieces at Oulun Taidemuseo.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Oulu trip planner.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Oulu in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Museums · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Koitelinkoski ©
Water Body
Koitelinkoski
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Outdoors Oulu Oy ©
Biking Trail
Outdoors Oulu Oy
4.8

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Change things up with a short trip to Pyha-Luosto National Park in Pyhatunturi (about 1h 35 min away). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and see Santa Claus Office.

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Getting from Oulu to Rovaniemi by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Angry Birds Park ©
Playground
Angry Birds Park
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Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Venture out of the city with trips to Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). Next up on the itinerary: whizz through the canopy at Levi Ski Resort, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and stroll through Kids' Land.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Levi trip site.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
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