60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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60 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kathmandu
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Vaasa
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Saariselka
— 2 nights
7
Levi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
9
Lieksa
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Joensuu
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Kuopio
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
12
Mikkeli
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Kathmandu

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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukion Church.

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Kathmandu, Nepal to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Nepal Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Kathmandu in December, you will find days in Helsinki are cooler (3°C), and nights are a bit cooler (-3°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

King's Road, Vantaa Art Museum, Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 16:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum (in Rauma), Uusikaupunki (Isokari Lighthouse & Bonk Museum) and Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island, examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Turku travel route builder site .

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. December in Turku sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Uusikaupunki, Naantali, Louhisaari Manor, Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 21:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse

5
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Padasjoen Tuomastornit (in Padasjoki), Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna) and Holy Cross Church (in Parola). The adventure continues: stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, have some family-friendly fun at Irti Maasta Tampere, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip tool .

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, daytime highs in Tampere are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Ahvenisto, Padasjoen Tuomastornit, Juselius Mausoleum, Holy Cross Church
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 26:
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall

5
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: Korpilahti (Hoyry Galleria & Oravivuori Triangulation Tower), Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa) and Liikelataamo (in Saarijarvi). There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the striking features of Kuokkalan kartano, snap pictures at Kuokkalan silta, and see the interesting displays at Killinkoski Wanha Tehdas.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla tour builder website .

Take a train from Tampere to Jyvaskyla in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are -2°C, while nighttime lows are -8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Petajavesi, Korpilahti, Muuramen Church, Vitikkala Manor, Killinkoski Wanha Tehdas
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 31:
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Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo
Room Escape Games

5
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Seinajoki (Seinajoki Library & Etela-Pohjanmaan Traktorimuseo), Saltkaret (in Mustasaari) and Arctic Museum Nanoq (in Pietarsaari). The adventure continues: get great views at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, examine the collection at Terranova, pause for some serene contemplation at Isonkyron Vanha Kirkko, and hit the slopes at Ojberget.

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You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Vaasa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Jyvaskyla in December, with highs in Vaasa at 1°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Isokyro, Seinajoki, Saltkaret, Arctic Museum Nanoq, Stundars Museum
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 5:
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Ojberget ©
Ojberget
Seinajoki Library ©
Seinajoki Library

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, trek along Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka attractions planning site .

Fly from Vaasa to Saariselka in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, Saariselka is slightly colder than Vaasa - with highs of -11°C and lows of -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 7:
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Snow Village (in Kittila). There's much more to do: ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort, relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, have fun at Kids' Land, and have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi visit website .

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Levi, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 11:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

6
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Pyhatunturi and see Pyha-Luosto National Park, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, get a taste of life in the country at Orbas Reindeer Farm, and stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

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You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rovaniemi, with lows around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 17:
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

5
nights
Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Change things up with a short trip to Paalasmaan Surukivi in Juuka (about 56 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Ukko-Koli, examine the collection at Pielisen Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Herajarvi Hiking Trail, and trek along Makravaara Hill.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lieksa day trip planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Lieksa in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. In January, daily temperatures in Lieksa can reach -8°C, while at night they dip to -14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Paalasmaan Surukivi
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 22:
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Paateri ©
Paateri
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

5
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Koli Nature Centre Ukko (in Koli), Siikalahti Wetland (in Parikkala) and Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum (in Punkaharju). The adventure continues: stroll through Paha-Koli Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, and examine the collection at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Joensuu attractions planner.

Drive from Lieksa to Joensuu in 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Joensuu can reach -8°C, while at night they dip to -14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Siikalahti Wetland, Kerimaki Church, New Valamo Monastery, Old Mine Mining Museum
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 27:
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

5
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Explore Kuopio's surroundings by going to Southern Konnevesi National park (in Rautalampi), Riuttala Farmhouse Museum (in Karttula) and Varkaus Water Tower Terrace (in Varkaus). Spend the 31st (Fri) exploring nature at Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto. There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, stroll around Snellman Park, examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and don't miss a visit to Kuopio Harbor.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kuopio trip planner .

Traveling by car from Joensuu to Kuopio takes 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to -8°C, and evening lows to -14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rautavaara, Riuttala Farmhouse Museum, Varkaus Water Tower Terrace, Southern Konnevesi National park
Find places to stay Jan 27 — Feb 1:
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Room Escape Games
Varkaus Water Tower Terrace ©
Varkaus Water Tower Terrace

6
nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mikkeli: Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola), Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala) and Puumala (Puumalan Lake, Lietvesi Scenic Road, & more). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, get into the urban bustle at Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mikkeli travel itinerary planner.

Take a train from Kuopio to Mikkeli in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Mikkeli are -2°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Puumala, Savonlinna, Repovesi National Park, Salpa Line Museum, Wolkoff House Museum
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 7:
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum

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