52 days in Finland Itinerary

52 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  26 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h
4
Koli National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Kuopio
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Jyvaskyla
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
7
Vaasa
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
8
Tampere
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Turku
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
10
Kotka
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
11
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Pyha-Luosto National Park in Pyhatunturi, about 1h 35 min away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Rovaniemi is colder than Sydney - with highs of -6°C and lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

4
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.
Step out of Levi to go to Kaukonen and see Sarestoniemi Museum, which is approximately 52 minutes away. Spend the 14th (Fri) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Levi online travel route planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kongas, Sarestoniemi Museum, Giewont Husky Adventures
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 17:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo travel route builder website.

Drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 19:
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Safaris
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

4
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.
When in Koli National Park, make a side trip to see Paalasmaan Surukivi in Juuka, approximately Juuka away. There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Ukko-Koli, hike along Herajarvi Hiking Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, and stroll through Paha-Koli Hill.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Koli National Park tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Akaslompolo to Koli National Park. In February in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Koli, Paalasmaan Surukivi
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

4
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Kuopio side-trips: Varkaus Water Tower Terrace (in Varkaus) and Riuttala Farmhouse Museum (in Karttula). There's still lots to do: have fun at Vainolanniemi, admire the masterpieces at Kuopio Art Museum, see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral.

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

Drive from Koli National Park to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Varkaus Water Tower Terrace, Riuttala Farmhouse Museum
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 28:
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RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland ©
RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland
Room Escape Games
St. Nikolaos Cathedral ©
St. Nikolaos Cathedral

4
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jyvaskyla: Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi), Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa) and Mikkeli (Mikkeli Rural Parish Church, Communications Centre Lokki, &more). The adventure continues: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, find something for the whole family at Nokkakivi Amusement Park, and take in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Jyvaskyla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between -2°C during the day and -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Mikkeli, Petajavesi Old Church, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, Nokkakivi Amusement Park, Himos Ski Resort
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 3:
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Communications Centre Lokki
Communications Centre Lokki
Room Escape Games
University of Jyvaskyla ©
University of Jyvaskyla

5
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vaasa: Seinajoki (Civil Guard and Lotta Museum, Aalto Center of Seinajoki, &more), Saltkaret (in Mustasaari) and Kyr0 Distillery Company (in Isokyro). Spend the 4th (Wed) among the memorable landscape of Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Stundars Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Huutoniemen kirkko, take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta, and sample the tasty concoctions at Bock’s Corner Brewery.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Vaasa trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Vaasa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Seinajoki, Kokkola, Mustasaari, Stundars Museum, Kyr0 Distillery Company
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 8:
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Seinajoki Library ©
Seinajoki Library
Kyr0 Distillery Company ©
Kyr0 Distillery Company

6
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Padasjoen Tuomastornit (in Padasjoki), Parola (Holy Cross Church & The Parola Armour Museum) and Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, and have some family-friendly fun at Irti Maasta Tampere.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tampere trip app.

Traveling by train from Vaasa to Tampere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Tampere sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Parola, Kallenaution Kievari, Padasjoen Tuomastornit, Haralanharju Tower, Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 14:
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Automobile Museum (in Uusikaupunki), Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Abo Akademi.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Turku online day trip planner.

Drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Turku are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Naantali, Automobile Museum, Bellevue Beach, Korpo Church, Louhisaari Manor
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 19:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach

5
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. Get out of town with these interesting Kotka side-trips: Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala), Wolkoff House Museum (in Lappeenranta) and Puumalan Lake (in Puumala). Spend the 23rd (Mon) exploring nature at Repovesi National Park. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, get engrossed in the history at Bunker Museum, contemplate the long history of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and trek along Santalahti Nature Trail.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kotka tour planner.

You can drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kouvola, Main Building of Military School, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Salpa Line Museum, Wolkoff House Museum
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 24:
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Puumalan Lake ©
Puumalan Lake
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

6
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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. Pack the 29th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, make a trip to Senate Square, and take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki vacation planner.

You can drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Vantaa Art Museum, Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 30:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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