60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Porvoo
— 1 night
2
Kotka
— 5 nights
3
Lappeenranta
— 6 nights
4
Savonlinna
— 5 nights
5
Oulu
— 2 nights
6
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
7
Levi
— 4 nights
8
Inari
— 4 nights
9
Saariselka
— 3 nights
10
Helsinki
— 6 nights
11
Tampere
— 6 nights
12
Turku
— 7 nights
13
Sund, Aland Island
— 1 night

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo and then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Porvoo travel itinerary planner.

Curitiba, Brazil to Porvoo is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Curitiba to Porvoo, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Curitiba in February, with highs in Porvoo at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites

Side Trips

St Michael Church, Loviisan kirkko
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Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
St Michael Church ©
St Michael Church

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. Salpa Line Museum and Bunker Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. John's Church and Marian Kirkko. Change things up with these side-trips from Kotka: Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Ruotsinpyhtaa (Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa & Stromforsin Ruukki). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Mansikkalahti, pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, stop by Linden Esplanade, and admire the landmark architecture of Hamina Town Hall.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kotka trip maker website.

You can drive from Porvoo to Kotka in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Kotka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Hamina, Ruotsinpyhtaa, Arboretum Mustila, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Bunker Museum
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

6
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Lappeenranta Fortress and Lappeenrannan taidemuseo. Take a break from the city and head to Imatra Waterfall and Saimaa Canal. Explore Lappeenranta's surroundings by going to Imatra (Lammassaari Island, Lempukka Beach, &more), Kouvola (Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Pyhan Ristin kirkko, &more) and Ruokolahden Kirkko (in Ruokolahti). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Wolkoff House Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Taipalsaaren kirkko, and contemplate the long history of Lappeen Marian kirkko.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lappeenranta road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Lappeenranta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Imatra, Kouvola, Taipalsaaren kirkko, Ruokolahden Kirkko
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall

5
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Utra Beach and Honkaniemi Beach. Olavinlinna Castle and New Valamo Monastery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Savonlinna: Old Mine Mining Museum (in Outokumpu), Tohmajarven kirkko (in Tohmajarvi) and Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla (in Joensuu). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, take in the dramatic natural features at Punkaharju Ridge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Heinaveden kirkko.

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

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Joensuu, Punkaharju, Heinavesi, Old Mine Mining Museum, Tohmajarven kirkko
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Tohmajarven kirkko ©
Tohmajarven kirkko
Old Mine Mining Museum ©
Old Mine Mining Museum

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Get some cultural insight at Kierikkikeskus and Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus. You'll explore and learn at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo and Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo. Step out of Oulu with an excursion to Sampo Icebreaker in Kemi--about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach, walk around Hupisaaret Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Oulu travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Oulu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Oulu sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Sampo Icebreaker
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kierikkikeskus ©
Kierikkikeskus
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo ©
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo

6
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get a sense of the local culture at Rovaniemi Church and Pilke Science Centre. Get outdoors at Ski Resort Ritavalkea and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Explore Rovaniemi's surroundings by going to Pyhatunturi (in Pelkosenniemi) and Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi). The adventure continues: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Oulu to Rovaniemi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Oulu in February, you will find days in Rovaniemi are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ski Resort Ritavalkea, Pyhatunturi, Pyha-Luosto National Park
Find places to stay Feb 25 — Mar 3:
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Levi Ski Resort and Safaris. Step off the beaten path and head to Icekarting Levi and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Levi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Get in touch with nature at Lemmenjoki National Park and Juutua Nature Trail. Get some historical perspective at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Take a break from Inari with a short trip to Skolt Sami Heritage House in Sevettijarvi, about 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, get outside with Lake Inari, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, and wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Inari day trip app.

Fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Inari sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lemmenjoki National Park, Skolt Sami Heritage House
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Skolt Sami Heritage House ©
Skolt Sami Heritage House
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Take a break from the city and head to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Ruijanpolku Trail. There's more to do: examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka route builder website.

You can drive from Inari to Saariselka in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 14:
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mannerheim Museum and The National Museum of Finland. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island), Pyhan Katarinan kirkko (in Karjaa) and Raseborg Castle (in Raseborg). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Katajanokka, kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Saariselka to Helsinki by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Saariselka in March: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Paavolan Tammi, Pyhan Katarinan kirkko, Raseborg Castle
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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

6
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Popular historic sites such as Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Tammelan kirkko are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Jokioinen Museum Railway. Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa (in Sastamala), Holy Cross Church (in Parola) and Pori (Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), Yyteri Beach, &more). Pack the 25th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tampere trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pori, Jokioinen Museum Railway, St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, Holy Cross Church
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 26:
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get some historical perspective at Turku Cathedral and Nagu Church. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Turku Castle and Old Rauma. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Kumlinge Church (in Kumlinge), Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Bengtskar Lighthouse (in Rosala). Spend the 30th (Sat) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Sund.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Rauma, Naantali Church, Kumlinge Church, Bellevue Beach, Bengtskar Lighthouse
Find places to stay Mar 26 — Apr 2:
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

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Sund, Aland Island

Sund ©
Sund is a municipality of Åland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, walk around Lilla holmen, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, and finally contemplate the long history of Bomarsund.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sund trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Turku to Sund. In April, daytime highs in Sund are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sund

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mariehamn, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Bomarsund ©
Bomarsund

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