61 days in Finland Itinerary

61 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Jakarta, Indonesia
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 13 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Kotka
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Lappeenranta
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Savonlinna
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Kuopio
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
6
Tampere
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Turku
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
8
Southern Ostrobothnia
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
9
Oulu
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
10
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
11
Levi
— 6 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  2 h 45 min
12
Inari
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
13
Kuusamo
— 5 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Jakarta, Indonesia

13
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.
Pack the 13th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Helsinki is an approximately 19- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Jakarta to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In February, Helsinki is colder than Jakarta - with highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Vantaa Art Museum, Gallen-Kallela Museum
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Kotka: Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Kouvola (Model Railroad Museum Kouvola & Repovesi National Park). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Varvara Shantina.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kotka travel route planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Kotka by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Helsinki in February, expect Kotka to be slightly colder, temps between -2°C and -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kouvola, Statue of Varvara Shantina, Salpa Line Museum, Arboretum Mustila, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo

3
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lappeenranta: Mikkeli (Mikkeli Cathedral & Communications Centre Lokki), The Astuvansalmi rock paintings (in Ristiina) and Viewing Platform in Puumala (in Puumala). There's still lots to do: admire the engineering at Imatrankoski, don't miss a visit to Ruokolahden Kirkko, stop by Souvenirs World, and contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lappeenranta trip maker website.

You can drive from Kotka to Lappeenranta in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are -2°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Imatra, Mikkeli, The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, Viewing Platform in Puumala, Ruokolahden Kirkko
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Communications Centre Lokki
Communications Centre Lokki
Imatrankoski ©
Imatrankoski

3
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Savonlinna: Punkaharju Ridge (in Punkaharju), The Parikkala Sculpture Park (in Parikkala) and Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, get to know the resident critters at Kitee Zoo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna trip maker site.

Getting from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Savonlinna are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Punkaharju Ridge, The Parikkala Sculpture Park, Kerimaki Church, Kitee Zoo, Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, then relax and rejuvenate at Jatkankamppa Smoke Sauna, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Matkus Shopping Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, then ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kuopio online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. February in Kuopio sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Spas Shopping Museums
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Matkus Shopping Center ©
Matkus Shopping Center
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

5
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Pori (Juselius Mausoleum & Yyteri Beach) and St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa (in Sastamala). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, don't miss a visit to Haralanharju Tower, and get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary app.

You can take a train from Kuopio to Tampere in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Pori, Haralanharju Tower, St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, Ideapark
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Mediamuseo Rupriikki ©
Mediamuseo Rupriikki
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 Turku's surroundings by going to Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya) and ArtBank (in Pargas). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, browse the collection at Turku City Library, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Turku tour builder tool.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Southern Ostrobothnia.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Vaski Adventure Island, ArtBank
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Uto ©
Uto
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
nights
Southern Ostrobothnia

Southern Ostrobothnia ©
Step out of Southern Ostrobothnia with an excursion to Stundars Museum in Solf--about 1h 40 min away.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Southern Ostrobothnia journey planning tool.

You can drive from Turku to Southern Ostrobothnia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Southern Ostrobothnia

Wildlife Theme Parks Tours

Side Trip

Stundars Museum
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Powerpark ©
Powerpark
Seinajoki Library ©
Seinajoki Library
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, then walk around Ainolan Puisto, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, and finally examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Tietomaa and then examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Oulu vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Southern Ostrobothnia to Oulu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. March in Oulu sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo ©
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo
Tietomaa ©
Tietomaa

5
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Ranua Zoo in Ranua, approximately Ranua away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip builder.

Getting from Oulu to Rovaniemi by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

6
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.
Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo), Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Kittila (Lapland Hotels SnowVillage & Nature & Wildlife Tours). Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Levi Ski Resort, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, tour on your own time with Perhesafarit Snowmobile Safaris, and have some family-friendly fun at Winter Laser World - Levi.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Levi route planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Levi, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -10°C at night. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Seven Fells Up, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, and then relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari trip itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Inari, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -12°C at night. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

5
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Kuusamo side-trips: Salla Ski Resort (in Salla) and Posio (Riisitunturi National Park & Korouoma Canyon). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruka, experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kuusamo online trip builder.

You can fly from Inari to Kuusamo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to -2°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Posio, Salla Ski Resort
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon

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