58 days in Finland Itinerary

58 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— Few hours
2
Turku
— 5 nights
3
Tampere
— 7 nights
4
Vaasa
— 5 nights
5
Levi
— 2 nights
6
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
7
Oulu
— 5 nights
8
Koli National Park
— 6 nights
9
Kuopio
— 5 nights
10
Mikkeli
— 12 nights
11
Kotka
— 3 nights

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

Manila, Philippines to Helsinki is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Philippine Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Manila in January; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. On the 5th (Sun), you'll travel to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore Turku's surroundings by going to Old Rauma (in Rauma), Nagu Church (in Nagu) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, and get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Old Rauma, Nagu Church, Teijo National Park
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 10:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Turun Kauppahalli ©
Turun Kauppahalli

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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) and Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna). The adventure continues: enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, examine the collection at Moomin Museum, and find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tampere trip planner.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Padasjoen Tuomastornit, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, Ahvenisto
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 17:
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto

5
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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Change things up with these side-trips from Vaasa: Saltkaret (in Mustasaari), Powerpark (in Harma) and Arctic Museum Nanoq (in Pietarsaari). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, see the interesting displays at Stundars Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ojberget, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Vaasa sightseeing planning app.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Vaasa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mustasaari, Seinajoki, Stundars Museum, Powerpark, Arctic Museum Nanoq
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 22:
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Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Ojberget ©
Ojberget

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Change things up with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila (about 46 minutes away). There's still lots to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

You can plan Levi trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can fly from Vaasa to Levi in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Vaasa in January, with highs in Levi at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Kittila, Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore Rovaniemi's surroundings by going to Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi), Korouoma Canyon (in Posio) and Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, see Santa Claus Office, and look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rovaniemi, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Pyha-Luosto National Park, Korouoma Canyon, Amethyst Mine Lapland
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 30:
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oulu: Kierikki Stone Age Centre (in Yli-Ii), SnowCastle of Kemi (in Kemi) and Raahe Museum (in Raahe). There's still lots to do: get curious at Tietomaa, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Oulu trip maker.

You can take a train from Rovaniemi to Oulu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kierikki Stone Age Centre, SnowCastle of Kemi, Raahe Museum
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 4:
Highlights from your plan
Tietomaa ©
Tietomaa
Oulu Climbing Centre ©
Oulu Climbing Centre
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo ©
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo

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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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, trek along Herajarvi Hiking Trail, stroll through Paha-Koli Hill, and enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Koli National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Oulu to Koli National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. February in Koli National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 10:
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuopio: New Valamo Monastery (in Heinavesi), Riuttala Farmhouse Museum (in Karttula) and Finnish Air Force Museum (in Jyvaskyla). The adventure continues: enjoy some diversion at Vainolanniemi, examine the collection at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and admire the masterpieces at VB Photographic Centre.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kuopio vacation builder app.

Getting from Koli National Park to Kuopio by car takes about 2.5 hours. In February in Kuopio, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

New Valamo Monastery, Riuttala Farmhouse Museum, Finnish Air Force Museum, Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Room Escape Games
St. Nikolaos Cathedral ©
St. Nikolaos Cathedral

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Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mikkeli: Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola), Savonlinna (Olavinlinna Castle, Pikkukirkko, &more) and Puumala (Puumalan Lake, Lietvesi Scenic Road, &more). The adventure continues: get into the urban bustle at Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Cathedral, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mikkeli trip maker.

Getting from Kuopio to Mikkeli by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In February in Mikkeli, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Jyvaskyla, Lappeenranta, Puumala, Savonlinna, Parikkala
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Puumalan Lake ©
Puumalan Lake

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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. On the 28th (Fri), examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, steep yourself in history at Kotka Church, thenwander the streets of Linden Esplanade, thenappreciate the history behind Kotka Sculpture Promenade, and finally let little ones run wild at Katariina Seaside Park. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Haukkavuori Lookout Tower, thenexamine the collection at Salpa Line Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Kotka itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mikkeli to Kotka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daytime highs in Kotka are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Salpa Line Museum, World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill
Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 1:
Highlights from your plan
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Kotka Sculpture Promenade ©
Kotka Sculpture Promenade

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