60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kotka
— 4 nights
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Mikkeli
— 5 nights
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Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
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Kuopio
— 5 nights
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Koli National Park
— 5 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Saariselka
— 3 nights
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Vaasa
— 4 nights
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Tampere
— 5 nights
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Turku
— 5 nights
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Helsinki
— 8 nights

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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 Hamina Town Hall. Linden Esplanade and Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kotka: Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill (in Kouvola) and Imatra (Imatran Kalatalo, Imatra Waterfall, &more). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Hamina Old Town, see the interesting displays at Museum of Aviation, don't miss a visit to St. John's Church, and steep yourself in history at Stromforsin Ruukki.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kotka tour planner.

Boracay, Philippines to Kotka is an approximately 23-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boracay to Kotka is minus 6 hours. In March, Kotka is much colder than Boracay - with highs of 1°C and lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Mikkeli.

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Historic Site
Stromforsin Ruukki
3.5
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Wildlife Area
Arboretum Mustila
4.7

5
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Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Head to Art Centre Salmela and Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaelifor some retail therapy. Visiting Lempukka Beach and Repovesi National Park will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mikkeli: Puumalansalmen silta ja nakoalahissi (in Puumala), Lammassaari Island (in Imatra) and Lappeenranta (Sandcastle Lappeenranta, Lappeenranta Fortress, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, learn about all things military at Communications Centre Lokki, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and look for gifts at Mikkeli Market Place.

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 · Shopping

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National Park
Repovesi National Park
4.8

5
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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 Finnish Air Force Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jyvaskyla: Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen (in Tuuri), Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art (in Mantta-Vilppula) and Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Church of Keuruu, see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, revel in the low prices at Panda Factory Outlet, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Petajavesi Old Church.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla online vacation planner.

You can drive from Mikkeli to Jyvaskyla in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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5
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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 Kuopion Korttelimuseo. Let the collections at Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo and Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuopio: Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto (in Rautavaara), Heinavesi (Heinaveden kirkko & New Valamo Monastery) 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 · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo
4.1
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Religious Site
New Valamo Monastery
4.1

5
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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 Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail. Your inner history buff will appreciate Tohmajarven kirkko and Joensuu Church. Get out of town with these interesting Koli National Park side-trips: Joensuu (Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, &more). There's much more to do: stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, look for all kinds of wild species at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and take an unorthodox tour of Uhrihalkeama.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park journey planner.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Hiking Trail
Ukko-Koli Hill
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Pielisen Museum
4.8

5
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

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 Pilke Science Centre. 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 in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, 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 · Tours · Museums · Wildlife

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Must see
Safaris
4.4
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History Museum
Arktikum
4.1
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.8

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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 · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

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Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
Historic Site
Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins
5.0

3
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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 Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, 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 · Winter Sports · Museums · Parks

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Specialty Museum
Gold Prospector Museum
4.4

4
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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 · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Arctic Museum Nanoq
4.6
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Specialty Museum
Stundars Museum
4.5

5
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

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 The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by train from Vaasa to Tampere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Tampere, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
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Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Moomin Museum
4.4

5
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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 Kuusisto Manor are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, explore the galleries of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, examine the collection at Turku Biological Museum, and view the masterpieces at Galleria Joella.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, use the Turku travel route planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April in Turku, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Outdoors · Shopping · Historic Sites

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Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
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Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

8
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Museum-lovers will get to explore Galerie Forsblom and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, look for gifts at Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, wander the streets of Katajanokka, 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 · Nature

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