21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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21 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Turku
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Vaasa
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
7
Kouvola
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
8
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Berlin

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Rauma and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Step off the beaten path and head to Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Go for a jaunt from Turku to Pernio to see Teijo National Park about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Naantali Old Town, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, and examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary builder site .

Berlin, Germany to Turku is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Turku is 1 hour. June in Turku sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Naantali Old Town, Teijo National Park, Old Rauma
Highlights from your plan
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Laurinmaki nature and culture area, Crofter's Museum. Visiting Hatanpaa Arboretum and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: Evo Hiking Area (in Hameenlinna) and Yyteri Beach (in Pori). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere itinerary builder site .

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Evo Hiking Area, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Yyteri Beach, Laurinmaki nature and culture area, Crofter's Museum
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Kasarmintori ja ortodoksinen kirkko, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, then enjoy the sand and surf at Hietasaaren uimaranta, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Saltkaret.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Vaasa trip builder site .

You can take a train from Tampere to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Saltkaret
Highlights from your plan
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta
Kasarmintori ja ortodoksinen kirkko ©

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Snow Village, then explore and take pictures at Icekarting Levi, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi attractions planner .

Getting from Vaasa to Levi by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Levi, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Snow Village
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Poro Farmi. Get outdoors at Arctic Emotions Oy and Safaris. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner .

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Safaris
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 1st (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkkoniemen Kellotapuli, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Savonlinna takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
Highlights from your plan
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kouvola travel planning tool .

Drive from Savonlinna to Kouvola in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Kouvola, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sapokka Water Garden, Arboretum Mustila
Highlights from your plan
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Temppeliaukion Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Mannerheim Museum. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town). Spend the 6th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner .

Getting from Kouvola to Helsinki by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Porvoo
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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