60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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Porvoo
— 1 night
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Kotka
— 5 nights
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Lappeenranta
— 6 nights
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Savonlinna
— 5 nights
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Oulu
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
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Levi
— 4 nights
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Inari
— 4 nights
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Saariselka
— 3 nights
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Helsinki
— 6 nights
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Tampere
— 6 nights
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Turku
— 7 nights
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Sund, Aland Island
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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 0°C and lows at -5°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

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Architectural Building
Cathedral of Porvoo
4.3

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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. Salpa Line Museum and Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. John's Church and Main Building of Military School. Change things up with these side-trips from Kotka: Marian Kirkko (in Hamina), Bunker Museum (in Virolahti) and Ruotsinpyhtaa (Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa & Stromforsin Ruukki). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Mansikkalahti, admire the striking features of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, stroll through Aijanniemi Beach, and steep yourself in history at Kotka Church.

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 -2°C and lows of -7°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 · Beaches

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Salpa Line Museum
5.0
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Wildlife Area
Arboretum Mustila
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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©

Town of Lindens

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 Lempukka Beach. Explore Lappeenranta's surroundings by going to Kouvola (Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Pyhan Ristin kirkko, &more), Imatra (Lammassaari Island, Church of St. Nicholas, &more) and Ruokolahden Kirkko (in Ruokolahti). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Wolkoff House Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Lemin kirkko, admire the landmark architecture of Lappeen Marian kirkko, and explore the activities along Saimaa Canal.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Lappeenranta takes 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Lappeenranta Fortress
4.4
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Waterfall
Imatra Waterfall
4.3

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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 Savonlinna Provincial Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Savonlinna: Old Mine Mining Museum (in Outokumpu), Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla (in Joensuu) and Tohmajarven kirkko (in Tohmajarvi). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of New Valamo Monastery, explore the striking landscape at Punkaharju Ridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Heinaveden kirkko, and get all the information you need at Riihisaari.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip tool.

Getting from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna by car takes about 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows 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 · Beaches

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Old Mine Mining Museum
4.7

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Get some cultural insight at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo and Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo. Step out of the city life by going to Nallikari Beach and Hupisaaret Park. Go for a jaunt from Oulu to Kemi to see Sampo Icebreaker about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral and take in the exciting artwork at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Oulu tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Oulu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in February, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

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Specialty Museum
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo
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Specialty Museum
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

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 Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church. Get outdoors at Ski Resort Ritavalkea and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Explore Rovaniemi's surroundings by going to Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi) and Pyhatunturi (in Pelkosenniemi). The adventure continues: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, 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 (-6°C), and nights are about the same (-11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Ski Area
Pyhatunturi
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Safari
Safaris
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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.
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 0°C during the day and -10°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 · Trails

Side Trips

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Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
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Must see
Safaris
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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 Lake Inari. 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 much more to do: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, stroll through Juutua Nature Trail, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Inari trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Inari sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Inari

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Gold Prospector Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Ruijanpolku Trail. It doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Saariselka driving holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Inari to Saariselka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Saariselka are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trip

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Specialty Museum
Gold Prospector Museum
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mannerheim Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) and Katajanokka. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Pyhan Katarinan kirkko (in Karjaa), Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island) and Raseborg Castle (in Raseborg). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, 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 3°C and lows are around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Side Trips

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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.
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 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Beach
Yyteri Beach
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Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
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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.
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: Bellevue Beach (in Hanko), Bengtskar Lighthouse (in Rosala) and Kumlinge Church (in Kumlinge). 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 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Sund.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Must see
Turku Cathedral
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Castle
Turku Castle
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World heritage site
Old Rauma
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Sund, Aland Island

Sund ©
Sund is a municipality of Åland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, then walk around Lilla holmen, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Bomarsund.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sund itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Turku to Sund. In April, daytime highs in Sund are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 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 Trip

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Historic Site
Bomarsund
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Military Museum
Aland Maritime Museum
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Pier / Boardwalk
The Maritime Quarter
3.7

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