40 days in Finland Itinerary

40 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 6 nights
Drive
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Turku
— 5 nights
Drive
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Vaasa
— 4 nights
Fly
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Koli National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive
8
Kouvola
— 3 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly

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nights
Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna), St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa (in Sastamala) and Pori (Mysteeri Pori - Escape Room with a Story & Kirjurinluoto). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, test the waters at Tullin Sauna, tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary builder website.

Ahmedabad, India to Tampere is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from Ahmedabad in November, expect Tampere to be much colder, temps between 3°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
4.8
Tullin Sauna ©
Thermal Spa
Tullin Sauna
5.0
Ahvenisto ©
Theme Park
Ahvenisto
5.0

5
nights
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Rauma (Kuuskajaskari, The Old Town Hall Museum, &more) and Salo (Mathildedalin Kylapanimo & VMB Fishing). And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Turku Castle, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip builder site.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Turku are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
The Archipelago Trail ©
Hiking Trail
The Archipelago Trail
4.6
Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5

4
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Change things up with these side-trips from Vaasa: Saltkaret (in Mustasaari) and Reinon Tupa (in Kurikka). Spend the 13th (Fri) among the memorable landscape of Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. There's much more to do: whizz through the canopy at Zip Adventure Park, fly down the slopes at Ojberget, pause for some serene contemplation at Mustasaaren kirkko, and snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Vaasa trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Vaasa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Ojberget ©
Ski Area
Ojberget
4.4

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

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

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Rovaniemi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Vaasa in November: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -2°C and lows are around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
Arktikum ©
History Museum
Arktikum
4.1
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Safari
Safaris
4.4

2
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Kuusamo

Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 20th (Fri), trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, then see the interesting displays at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, and then experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, relax and rejuvenate at Rukaland, then wander the wide-open spaces of Kujala Reindeer Farm, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Kuusamo.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kuusamo trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Kuusamo by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Kuusamo are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Rukaland ©
Spa
Rukaland
5.0
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Water Body
Kiutakongas Rapids
4.8

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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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Pielinen, explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, trek along Akka-Koli Hill, and delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Koli National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Kuusamo in November since evenings lows in Koli National Park dip to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Pielinen ©
Water Body
Pielinen
5.0
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Outdoor Activity
Neitikoski Rapids
5.0
Ukko-Koli ©
Ski Area
Ukko-Koli
4.8

5
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Jyvaskyla

Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Change things up with these side-trips from Jyvaskyla: Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa), Korpilahti (Hoyry Galleria & Oravivuori Triangulation Tower) and Southern Konnevesi National park (in Rautalampi). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Church of Keuruu, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, add some adventure to your tour with Tavinsulka Canoe Day Tours, and take an in-depth tour of Riuttala Farmhouse Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla road trip app.

Drive from Koli National Park to Jyvaskyla in 4.5 hours. In November in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Hoyry Galleria ©
Landmark
Hoyry Galleria
4.9
University of Jyvaskyla ©
University / School
University of Jyvaskyla
4.6

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Kouvola

Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Explore Kouvola's surroundings by going to Hiidenvuori (in Iitti), Kotka (Santalahti Nature Trail, Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, &more) and Marian Kirkko (in Hamina). Spend the 1st (Tue) exploring nature at Repovesi National Park. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, look for gifts at Kinnarin Tila & Pioni Ja Piironki, and let little ones run wild at Laune Central Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kouvola road trip tool.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Kouvola in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

7
nights
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip app.

You can drive from Kouvola to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your trip

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