60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Boracay
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  22 h 15 min
1
Kotka
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Mikkeli
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Kuopio
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Koli National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
8
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
9
Vaasa
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
10
Tampere
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
11
Turku
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
12
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Boracay

4
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. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kotka Church and Stromforsin Ruukki. Linden Esplanade and Hamina Old Town are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kotka: Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Imatra (Imatran Kalatalo, Imatra Waterfall, &more) and World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill (in Kouvola). There's still lots to do: revel in the low prices at Zsar Outlet Village, see the interesting displays at Museum of Aviation, make a trip to Hamina Town Hall, and get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kotka road trip planner.

Boracay, Philippines to Kotka is an approximately 23-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Boracay to Kotka. In March, Kotka is cooler than Boracay - with highs of 1°C and lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Kotka

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hamina, Imatra, Virolahti, Arboretum Mustila, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©

5
nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Head to Art Centre Salmela and Mikkeli Market Placefor some retail therapy. Visiting Lempukka Beach and Lammassaari Island will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mikkeli: Woikosken Automuseo (in Mantyharju), Lappeenranta (Sandcastle Lappeenranta, Lappeenranta Fortress, &more) and Puumalansalmen silta ja nakoalahissi (in Puumala). Next up on the itinerary: get into the urban bustle at Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli, learn about all things military at Communications Centre Lokki, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mikkeli itinerary maker site.

Getting from Kotka to Mikkeli by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Mikkeli can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Mantyharju, Imatra, Savonlinna, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 11:
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Communications Centre Lokki
Communications Centre Lokki

5
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vitikkala Manor and Church of Keuruu. Appreciate the collections at Serlachius Museum Gustaf and Natural History Museum of Central Finland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jyvaskyla: Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa), Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art (in Mantta-Vilppula) and Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen (in Tuuri). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Church of Keuruu, examine the collection at Toivolan Vanha Piha, brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, and snap pictures at Karkisten Silta.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Mikkeli to Jyvaskyla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jamsa, Keuruu, Mantta-Vilppula, Petajavesi Old Church, Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko)
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 16:
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Serlachius Museum Gustaf ©
Serlachius Museum Gustaf
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art ©
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum

5
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Do some cultural sightseeing at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland and Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo. Let the collections at Kuopion Korttelimuseo and Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuopio: Heinavesi (Heinaveden kirkko & New Valamo Monastery), Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto (in Rautavaara) and Korkeakoski (in Tuovilanlahti). And it doesn't end there: browse the different shops at Matkus Shopping Center, stroll around Snellman Park, take a leisurely stroll along Kuopio Harbor, and admire the masterpieces at VB Photographic Centre.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuopio route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Kuopio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Kuopio sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Heinavesi, Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo, Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto, Korkeakoski
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 21:
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Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo ©
Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo
New Valamo Monastery ©
New Valamo Monastery
RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland ©

5
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Ukko-Koli and Ukko-Koli Hill. Your inner history buff will appreciate Tohmajarven kirkko and Uhrihalkeama. Get out of town with these interesting Koli National Park side-trips: Joensuu (Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, &more). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, examine the collection at Koli Nature Centre Ukko, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, and take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

Discover how to plan a Koli National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Koli National Park takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in March, and nighttime lows around -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Joensuu, Tohmajarven kirkko, Koli Nature Centre Ukko
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 26:
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

5
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arktikum and Christmas House Santa. Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Amethyst Mine Lapland in Luosto, about 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. March in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Amethyst Mine Lapland
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 31:
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Get some cultural insight at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins. Step out of the city life by going to Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. The adventure continues: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, hit the slopes at Kids' Land, and stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Levi online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in March, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Muonio
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 3:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
You'll explore and learn at Gold Prospector Museum and Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. There's much more to do: look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Saariselka trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 6:
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

4
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Get outdoors at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Hietasaaren uimaranta. Let the collections at Tikanoja Art Museum and Arctic Museum Nanoq capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Vaasa to Kokkola to see Neristan (Old Wooden Town) about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bock’s Corner Brewery, pause for some serene contemplation at Mustasaaren kirkko, cool off at Tropiclandia, and see the interesting displays at Terranova.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Vaasa trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Vaasa takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Saariselka in April, with highs in Vaasa at 7°C and lows at -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Arctic Museum Nanoq, Stundars Museum, Neristan (Old Wooden Town), Raippaluodon Silta
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 10:
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Arctic Museum Nanoq ©
Arctic Museum Nanoq
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum

5
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Visiting Rauhaniemi Beach and Hatanpaa Arboretum will get you outdoors. Let the collections at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Moomin Museum capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, examine the collection at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tampere day trip planning app.

You can take a train from Vaasa to Tampere in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Tampere are 8°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Moomin Museum ©
Moomin Museum

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Popular historic sites such as Turku Cathedral and Turku Castle are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Galleria Joella and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, browse the exhibits of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, see the interesting displays at Turku Biological Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Turku route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Turku sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Naantali, Kuusisto Manor, Kauppakeskus Mylly
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 20:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

8
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Museum-lovers will get to explore Galerie Forsblom and Galleria Lapinlahti. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, look for gifts at Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach, and buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki route planner.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Hanko, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Inkoon kirkko, King's Road, Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 28:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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