60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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60 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly + Drive:  21​h 30​min
1
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Koli National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Kuopio
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Vaasa
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
7
Tampere
— 7 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
Turku
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Kotka
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Rio de Janeiro

3
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 with an excursion to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio--about 58 minutes away. On the 2nd (Sat), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort, stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi trip planner .

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Levi is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Eastern European Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in November, expect Levi to be colder, temps between -3°C and -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Giewont Husky Adventures, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi) and Korouoma Canyon (in Posio). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Pyha-Luosto National Park, Korouoma Canyon
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

5
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Koli National Park: Joensuu (Joensuu Church & Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Koli National Park online road trip planner .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in November, with highs in Koli National Park at 1°C and lows at -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Koli, Joensuu
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Paateri ©
Paateri
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

6
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Change things up with these side-trips from Kuopio: Riuttala Farmhouse Museum (in Karttula), Leppavirta Church (in Leppavirta) and New Valamo Monastery (in Heinavesi). There's lots more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and admire all the interesting features of Tahko Farmi.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Kuopio fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Koli National Park to Kuopio by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Kuopio are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

New Valamo Monastery, Leppavirta Church, Venajanhiekka, Riuttala Farmhouse Museum, Tahko Farmi
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Room Escape Games
New Valamo Monastery ©
New Valamo Monastery

6
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get out of town with these interesting Jyvaskyla side-trips: Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa), Mikkeli (Mikkeli Rural Parish Church, Mikkeli Cathedral, & more) and Pirtin perinnepuisto (in Kangasniemi). There's lots more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, and take in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla online route maker .

Traveling by train from Kuopio to Jyvaskyla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In November in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mikkeli, Korpilahti, Petajavesi Old Church, Serlachius Museum Gosta, Pirtin perinnepuisto
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 29:
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Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort
Room Escape Games
Serlachius Museum Gosta ©
Serlachius Museum Gosta

5
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Saltkaret (in Mustasaari), Seinajoki (Seinajoki Library, Civil Guard and Lotta Svard Museum, & more) and Arctic Museum Nanoq (in Pietarsaari). Spend a day of island exploring on the 30th (Sat) at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Vaasa trip planner .

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Vaasa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Vaasa are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Museums Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Seinajoki, Kokkola, Arctic Museum Nanoq, Saltkaret, Stundars Museum
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 4:
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Arctic Museum Nanoq ©
Arctic Museum Nanoq
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Seinajoki Library ©
Seinajoki Library

7
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 Activity Park (in Haemeenlinna) and Holy Cross Church (in Parola). see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's much more to do: have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower.

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

Getting from Vaasa to Tampere by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in December, and nighttime lows around -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Sastamala, Holy Cross Church, Haralanharju Tower, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, Ahvenisto
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 11:
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©

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 Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen), Pike's Gut (in Hanko) and Automobile Museum (in Uusikaupunki). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, explore the world behind art at Ett Hem Museum, examine the collection at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Turku tour itinerary maker tool .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Automobile Museum, Pike's Gut, Louhisaari Manor, Bengtskar Lighthouse
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 16:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

6
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kotka: Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala), Puumalan Lake (in Puumala) and Kouvola (Repovesi National Park & Mielakka Ski Center). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Bunker Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, see the interesting displays at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and stop by MyGoodKnife.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kotka trip maker site .

Drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. December in Kotka sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Kouvola, Lahti, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Salpa Line Museum, Puumalan Lake
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 22:
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Puumalan Lake ©
Puumalan Lake

7
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 to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Pack the 26th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and make a trip to Senate Square.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner .

You can drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Kotka in December, you will find days in Helsinki are a bit warmer (3°C), and nights are about the same (-3°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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