60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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60 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Levi
— 4 nights
6
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
7
Vaasa
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
8
Tampere
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
9
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
10
Kuopio
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Koli National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h
12
Kotka
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Amritsar

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 46 minutes away. Pack the 31st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Finland.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

Amritsar, India to Helsinki is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Amritsar to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Amritsar in January; daily highs in Helsinki reach -3°C and lows reach -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

6
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Bellevue Beach (in Hanko), Nagu Church (in Nagu) and Korpo Church (in Korpo). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, hike along The Archipelago Trail, explore the world behind art at Ett Hem Museum, and get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Turku route planner .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in February, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Naantali, Automobile Museum, Korpo Church, Louhisaari Manor, Bellevue Beach
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor

6
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi) and Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Turku to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Turku in February, things will get slightly colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Amethyst Mine Lapland, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

1
night
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip app .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Snow Village (in Kittila). On the 15th (Fri), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, gain insight at Kid's Land, and look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Levi tour itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Levi sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Take a break from Saariselka with a short trip to Siida in Inari, about 1h 05 min away. On the 20th (Wed), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka online trip builder .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Saariselka are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©

4
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Vaasa side-trips: Isokyro (Kyr0 Distillery Company & Isonkyron Vanha Kirkko), Seinajoki Library (in Seinajoki) and Arctic Museum Nanoq (in Pietarsaari). Spend a day of island exploring on the 22nd (Fri) at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Vaasa travel planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Vaasa takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Saariselka in February, expect Vaasa to be a bit warmer, temps between 0°C and -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Kokkola, Isokyro, Seinajoki Library, Arctic Museum Nanoq, Stundars Museum
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Ojberget ©
Ojberget
Seinajoki Library ©
Seinajoki Library

6
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: Kallenaution Kievari (in Juupajoki), Ahvenisto Activity Park (in Haemeenlinna) and Parola (Parola Tank Museum & Holy Cross Church). There's still lots to do: enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tampere online road trip planner .

You can take a train from Vaasa to Tampere in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Tampere are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can take a train to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Parola, Ahvenisto, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, Kallenaution Kievari, Visavuori
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi), Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari) and Mikkeli (Mikkeli Cathedral, Communications Centre Lokki, & more). And it doesn't end there: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate the long history of Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, take in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla, and look for gifts at Punnitse & Saasta.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Jyvaskyla trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Jyvaskyla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Kuopio.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Mikkeli, Ahtari Zoo, Himos Ski Resort, Petajavesi Old Church, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower
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Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort
Room Escape Games

5
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kuopio: Riuttala Farmhouse Museum (in Karttula), Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi) and Kolovesi National Park (in Enonkoski). There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and take in the exciting artwork at G12 Galleria.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Kuopio trip app .

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Kuopio by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Linnansaari National Park, Riuttala Farmhouse Museum, Kolovesi National Park
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Kolovesi National Park ©
Kolovesi National Park
Room Escape Games

6
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Get out of town with these interesting Koli National Park side-trips: Old Mine Mining Museum (in Outokumpu) and Joensuu (Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma & Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko). Spend the 19th (Tue) exploring nature at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Koli National Park trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kuopio to Koli National Park in 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Koli, Joensuu, Old Mine Mining Museum
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Paateri ©
Paateri
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

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. Explore Kotka's surroundings by going to Puumalan Lake (in Puumala), Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala) and Wolkoff House Museum (in Lappeenranta). On the 24th (Sun), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Mielakka Ski Center. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santalahti Nature Trail, get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and brush up on your military savvy at Bunker Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kotka trip website .

You can drive from Koli National Park to Kotka in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. In March, daytime highs in Kotka are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Salpa Line Museum, Bunker Museum, Puumalan Lake, Main Building of Military School, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 25:
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Puumalan Lake ©
Puumalan Lake
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

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