60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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60 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
bus + Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Inari
— 4 nights
3
Levi
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Vaasa
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
7
Tampere
— 8 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
Turku
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Kotka
— 8 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: Jakarta

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. Appreciate the collections at Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) (in Tuusula). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, look for gifts at Artisaani, and buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Helsinki is an approximately 19-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Jakarta to Helsinki is minus 5 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Jakarta in March: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Vantaa, Espoo, Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula), Fagervik Museum, Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 24:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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 some cultural insight at Siida and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Shop till you drop at Hippupuoti Gift Shop and The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inari: Pyha-Nattanen Fell (in Sodankyla) and Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara).

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Inari trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Helsinki to Inari by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in March, with highs in Inari at -1°C and lows at -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Pyha-Nattanen Fell, Gold Prospector Museum, Hippupuoti Gift Shop
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 28:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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.
Do your shopping at Elan Ski Shop & Rental and Museum - Gallery Alariesto. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ounasjoki - River for activities and Church of Sodankyla. On the 31st (Sun), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, gain insight at Kid's Land, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Levi travel route planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Levi, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Giewont Husky Adventures
Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 1:
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Akaslompolo: Muonio (Muonion Kotiseutumuseo & Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins) and Snow Village (in Kittila).

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, Snow Village, Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 4:
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

7
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like German Soldier s Cemetery and Rovaniemi Church. Museum-lovers will get to explore Arktikum and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi) and Luosto (Kopara Reindeer Park & Amethyst Mine Lapland). The adventure continues: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, wander the wide-open spaces of Poro Farmi, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall.

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Getting from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Luosto, Pyha-Luosto National Park
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 11:
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

5
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Appreciate the collections at Tikanoja Art Museum and Terranova. Get some cultural insight at Neristan (Old Wooden Town) and Mustasaaren kirkko. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vaasa: Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala (in Kauhava), Tornava Museum Area (in Seinajoki) and Kokkola (Pedagogy, K.H.Renlund museum - Provincial Museum of Central Ostrobothnia & Lassander House, K.H.Renlund museum - Provincial Museum of Central Ostrobothnia). Spend a day of island exploring on the 12th (Fri) at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

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You can fly from Rovaniemi to Vaasa in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in April, you will find days in Vaasa are a bit warmer (7°C), and nights are about the same (-1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kokkola, Arctic Museum Nanoq, Stundars Museum, Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala, Tornava Museum Area
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 17:
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Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Arctic Museum Nanoq ©
Arctic Museum Nanoq

8
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Let the collections at Laukko Manor and Galleria Ronga capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Pihamaa Estate & Winery and Haihara Art Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: Evo Hiking Area (in Haemeenlinna), Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi) and Palkaneen Kirkko (in Palkane). And it doesn't end there: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and see the interesting displays at National Police Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Tampere, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Vaasa to Tampere takes 2.5 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Pihamaa Estate & Winery, Palkaneen Kirkko, Evo Hiking Area, Ahtari Zoo
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 25:
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Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

7
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Turku Castle and Archangel Michael's church. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kauppakeskus Mylly and Galleria Joella. Venture out of the city with trips to Hanko (Bellevue Beach & Tulliniemi Nature Path), Teijo national park (in Pernio) and Mathildedalin Kylapanimo (in Salo). Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Vepsa Island, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, and buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli.

To find ratings and more tourist information, read Turku tour website .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hanko, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, Naantali Old Town, Teijo National Park
Find places to stay Apr 25 — May 2:
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 3rd (Fri), deepen your knowledge of military history at Oro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): get outside with Archipelago National Park.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island trip planner .

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay May 2 — 4:
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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

8
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. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Art Centre Salmela and Sibelius Hall. Popular historic sites such as Stromforsin ruukki and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kotka: MyGoodKnife (in Lappeenranta), Hiidenvuori (in Iitti) and Kouvola (Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Hevoshaan Arboretum, & more). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, tour the pleasant surroundings at Aijanniemi Beach, take a stroll through Hamina Old Town, and brush up on your military savvy at Bunker Museum.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kotka tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kimito Island to Kotka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Hamina, Kouvola, MyGoodKnife, Art Centre Salmela, Stromforsin ruukki
Find places to stay May 4 — 12:
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum

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