60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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60 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Curitiba
Fly:  26​h
1
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Kotka
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lappeenranta
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Savonlinna
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Oulu
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Levi
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  2​h 30​min
8
Inari
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
9
Saariselka
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Helsinki
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
11
Tampere
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
12
Turku
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h
13
Sund, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  29​h
End: Curitiba

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): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo and then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Porvoo journey planning site .

Curitiba, Brazil to Porvoo is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Curitiba to Porvoo due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Curitiba in February: high temperatures in Porvoo hover around 0°C and lows are around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive 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
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

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. Step out of the city life by going to Beach Mansikkalahti and Aijanniemi Beach. You'll explore and learn at Salpa Line Museum and Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Kotka side-trips: Bunker Museum (in Virolahti), Ruotsinpyhtaa (Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa & Stromforsin ruukki) and Marian Kirkko (in Hamina). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotka Church, take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, and don't miss a visit to Hamina Town Hall.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kotka online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Kotka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -2°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Hamina, Ruotsinpyhtaa, Bunker Museum, Arboretum Mustila, Salpa Line Museum
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Beach Mansikkalahti ©
Beach Mansikkalahti
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

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.
Lappeenranta Fortress and Lappeen Marian kirkko are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Lempukka Beach and Mielakka Ski Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lappeenranta: Imatra (Lammassaari Island, Church of St. Nicholas, & more), Kouvola (Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area & Pyhan Ristin kirkko) and Ruokolahden Kirkko (in Ruokolahti). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lemin kirkko, and admire the masterpieces at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo.

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

Drive from Kotka to Lappeenranta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to -2°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Imatra, Kouvola, Taipalsaaren kirkko, Ruokolahden Kirkko
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Joutsenon kirkko ©
Joutsenon kirkko

5
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Olavinlinna Castle and Tohmajarven kirkko. Museum-lovers will get to explore Old Mine Mining Museum and Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savonlinna: Punkaharju Ridge (in Punkaharju), Joensuu (Honkaniemi Beach, Utra Beach, & more) and Heinavesi (Heinaveden kirkko & New Valamo Monastery). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, make a trip to Riihisaari, and see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -9°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, Heinavesi, Punkaharju, Tohmajarven kirkko, Old Mine Mining Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
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. Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo and Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Kierikkikeskus and Oulu Cathedral for their historical value. Step out of Oulu with an excursion to Sampo Icebreaker in Kemi--about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach, identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park, and examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Oulu trip website .

Fly from Savonlinna to Oulu in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In February in Oulu, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Sampo Icebreaker
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 25:
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo

6
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Appreciate the collections at Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre. Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Pyhatunturi. Change things up with these side-trips from Rovaniemi: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi) and Ski Resort Ritavalkea (in Pello). Next up on the itinerary: see Santa Claus Office, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, and hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Traveling by train from Oulu to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Oulu in February: highs in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C, while lows dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ski Resort Ritavalkea, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Pyhatunturi
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Safaris

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Levi Ski Resort and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Discover out-of-the-way places like Safaris and Ice Karting Levi. Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Snow Village (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Siida and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Inari with a short trip to Skolt Sami Heritage House in Sevettijarvi, about 1h 40 min away. Spend the 10th (Sun) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Inari travel route builder tool .

Getting from Levi to Inari by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Skolt Sami Heritage House, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Siida ©
Siida
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Urho Kekkonen National Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Gold Prospector Museum.

Find out how to plan Saariselka trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Inari to Saariselka in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. March in Saariselka sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to 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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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. Get outdoors at Aurinkolahti Beach and Paavolan Tammi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Raseborg Castle (in Raseborg) and Pyhan Katarinan kirkko (in Karjaa). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In March, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Saariselka - with highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

6
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Yyteri Beach and Vapriikin Museokeskus. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tampere Cathedral and Jokioinen Museum Railway. Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Pori (Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) & Herrainpaivat Beach), St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa (in Sastamala) and Holy Cross Church (in Parola). see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, and stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tampere travel route planning website .

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In March in Tampere, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pori, Jokioinen Museum Railway, Tammelan kirkko, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Turku Castle and Bengtskar Lighthouse. Popular historic sites such as Turku Cathedral and Nagu Church are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Bellevue Beach (in Hanko), Kumlinge Church (in Kumlinge) and Teijo national park (in Pernio). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Turku trip simple and quick.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. March in Turku sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Sund.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rauma, Naantali Church, Teijo national park, Bengtskar Lighthouse, Bellevue Beach
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Sund, Aland Island

Sund ©
Sund is a municipality of Åland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to The Maritime Quarter, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lilla holmen, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, and finally steep yourself in history at Bomarsund.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Sund holiday maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Turku to Sund. In April, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time 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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