50 days in Finland Itinerary

50 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vaasa
— 4 nights
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Levi
— 5 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
5
Savonlinna
— 3 nights
6
Sund, Aland Island
— 1 day
7
Helsinki
— 9 nights
8
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
9
Turku
— 4 nights
10
Rauma
— 4 nights
11
Tampere
— 7 nights

4
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Terranova and Neristan (Old Wooden Town). Go for a jaunt from Vaasa to Pietarsaari to see Arctic Museum Nanoq about 1h 25 min away. Spend the 9th (Fri) among the memorable landscape of Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Vaasa Car & Motor Museum, head outdoors with Edvinin Taidepuisto Ja Korsukyla, snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta, and make a splash at Tropiclandia.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Vaasa road trip planning website.

Tampere to Vaasa is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In November in Vaasa, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Arctic Museum Nanoq, Neristan (Old Wooden Town), Raippaluodon Silta
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Arctic Museum Nanoq ©
Arctic Museum Nanoq
Neristan (Old Wooden Town) ©
Neristan (Old Wooden Town)

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Get a sense of the local culture at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Gold Prospector Museum. Step out of Saariselka with an excursion to The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos in Inari--about 56 minutes away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and stroll through Ruijanpolku Trail.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka itinerary planner.

Fly from Vaasa to Saariselka in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Vaasa in November, with highs in Saariselka at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, 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
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Samiland and LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila), Akaslompolo Sportshop (in Akaslompolo) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). Spend the 17th (Sat) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, get great views at Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi, stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi day trip tool.

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Akaslompolo Sportshop, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Samiland ©
Samiland

5
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get some cultural insight at Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church. Explore Rovaniemi's surroundings by going to Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto) and Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi). The adventure continues: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Amethyst Mine Lapland, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

3
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Olavinlinna Castle and Lappeenranta Fortress. Explore Savonlinna's surroundings by going to Mikkeli Cathedral (in Mikkeli), Lappeenranta (Sandcastle Lappeenranta, Joutsenon kirkko, &more) and Imatra Waterfall (in Imatra). Spend the 29th (Thu) exploring nature at Linnansaari National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Savonlinna in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in November: high temperatures in Savonlinna hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sund.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Mikkeli Cathedral, Imatra Waterfall, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Linnansaari National Park
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

1
day
Sund, Aland Island

Sund ©
Sund is a municipality of Åland. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, explore the engaging exhibits at The Aland Island Art Museum, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, thenexamine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sund road trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Savonlinna to Sund. When traveling from Savonlinna in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sund: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Sund

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mariehamn, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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The Aland Island Art Museum ©
The Aland Island Art Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

9
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Pack the 4th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sund to Helsinki. In November, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Porvoo Old Town, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 10th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik Gard and then go for a stroll along the water at Helsingholm Guest Harbour.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kimito Island journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Kimito Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard
Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get a sense of the local culture at Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. When in Turku, make a side trip to see Kurjenrahka National Park in Poytya, approximately Poytya away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Joella, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

Planning Turku trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Getting from Kimito Island to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

4
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum and Bonk Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Rauma side-trips: Uusikaupunki Old Church (in Uusikaupunki) and Pori (Yyteri Beach, Juselius Mausoleum, &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Marela Museum House, stroll the grounds of Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki, get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rauma route maker app.

Getting from Turku to Rauma by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Pori, Uusikaupunki
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum
Marela Museum House ©
Marela Museum House

7
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get some cultural insight at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Parola (The Parola Armour Museum & Holy Cross Church) and Aulanko (in Hameenlinna). Pack the 21st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Lenin Museum, stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Aleksanterin Kirkko.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tampere day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Rauma to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Parola, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum, Aulanko
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
The Parola Armour Museum ©
The Parola Armour Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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