60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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60 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 10 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Kouvola
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Koli National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Sotkamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Levi
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
7
Saariselka
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
8
Vaasa
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h
9
Turku
— 7 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
10
Tampere
— 7 nights
Train + Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Singapore

10
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.
Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Bellevue Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Espoo (Nuuksio National Park, Arctic Expedition, &more), Vantaa (Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto & Heureka) and Hiidenkirnut (in Askola). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, cruise along King's Road, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki online travel planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Eastern European Time is minus 6 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in March: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Kouvola.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa, Hiidenkirnut, Bellevue Beach, King's Road
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

5
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Visit Sandcastle Lappeenranta and World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill for their historical value. Family-friendly places like Angry Birds Activity Park and Tykkimaki Amusement Park will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kouvola: Woikosken Automuseo (in Mantyharju), Hiidenvuori (in Iitti) and Lappeenranta (Saimaa Canal, Lappeenranta Fortress, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, witness the site of a historic battle at Utti Fort, and admire the engineering at Imatrankoski.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kouvola day trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Kouvola takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Kouvola are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Imatra, Hiidenvuori, Woikosken Automuseo, Arboretum Mustila
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

6
nights
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 some historical perspective at New Valamo Monastery and Joensuu Church. Attractions like Utra Beach and Honkaniemi Beach make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Koli National Park: Kolovesi National Park (in Savonlinna), Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden (in Joensuu) and Lintula Convent (in Heinavesi).

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park route planning tool.

You can drive from Kouvola to Koli National Park in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in March, and nighttime lows around -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Joensuu, Heinavesi, Koli Shop Retkitupa
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 Eräeero T:mi Eero Kortelainen ©
Eräeero T:mi Eero Kortelainen
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

2
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiukka. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Hiidenportti National Park and then get outside with Kainuun Vaellustalli.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sotkamo trip itinerary website.

Getting from Koli National Park to Sotkamo by car takes about 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto
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Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park
Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli

7
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Popular historic sites such as German Soldier s Cemetery and Rovaniemi Church are in your itinerary. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ranua Zoo and Pilke Science Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Rovaniemi: The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley (in Tornio), Luosto (Kopara Reindeer Park & Amethyst Mine Lapland) and Pyhatunturi (in Pelkosenniemi). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Poro Farmi, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip planner.

Drive from Sotkamo to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Luosto, The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, Kemi Church, Pyhatunturi, Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Fishing Charters & Tours

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.
Kids will enjoy Kids' Land and Inghams Mini Husky Experience. Visit Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins and Taatsin seita for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Enontekio Church in Enontekio (about 1h 30 min away). Next up on the itinerary: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see photos and more tourist information, you can read our Levi tour planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April in Levi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Taatsin seita, Levi Huskypark, Enontekio Church, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Saariselka side-trips: Inari (Angeli Reindeer Farm & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). Spend the 12th (Sun) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip website.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in April, and nighttime lows around -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Angeli Reindeer Farm ©
Angeli Reindeer Farm
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

6
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Neristan (Old Wooden Town) and Salgrund Pilot Station will appeal to history buffs. Family-friendly places like Powerpark and Tropiclandia will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Seinajoki (Lakeuden Risti Church, Duudsonit Activity Park, &more), Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala (in Kauhava) and Ulrika Eleonora Church (in Kristiinankaupunki). And it doesn't end there: get great views at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, get outside with Edvinin Taidepuisto Ja Korsukyla, test your problem-solving skills at Makeitout, and hike along Bjorko-Panike Hiking Trail.

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You can fly from Saariselka to Vaasa in 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Seinajoki, Mustasaari, Ulrika Eleonora Church, Powerpark, Salgrund Pilot Station
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Powerpark ©
Powerpark
Neristan (Old Wooden Town) ©
Neristan (Old Wooden Town)

7
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Family-friendly places like Moomin World and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna will thrill your kids. Popular historic sites such as Turku Castle and Old Rauma are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya), Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island, browse the collection at Turku City Library, let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, and go for a stroll along the water at Katanpaa.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Vaasa to Turku in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Rauma, Naantali, Kurjenrahka National Park, Teijo National Park, Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

7
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get some historical perspective at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Finlayson Area. Kids will enjoy Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Yyteri Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) (in Pori), Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi) and Hame Castle (in Hameenlinna). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, have some family-friendly fun at PortaaliVR, have fun at Duck Park (Sorsapuisto), and steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Tampere itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pori, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Hame Castle
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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