60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Boracay
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  22 h 15 min
1
Kotka
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Mikkeli
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Kuopio
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Koli National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
8
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
9
Vaasa
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
10
Tampere
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
11
Turku
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
12
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Boracay

4
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. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kotka Church and Stromforsin Ruukki. Linden Esplanade and Hamina Old Town are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kotka: World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill (in Kouvola), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Imatra (Imatran Kalatalo, Imatra Waterfall, &more). There's still lots to do: revel in the low prices at Zsar Outlet Village, see the interesting displays at Museum of Aviation, make a trip to Hamina Town Hall, and get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kotka road trip planner.

Boracay, Philippines to Kotka is an approximately 23-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Boracay to Kotka. In March, Kotka is cooler than Boracay - with highs of 1°C and lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Kotka

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hamina, Imatra, Virolahti, Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill
Highlights from your plan
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©

5
nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Head to Art Centre Salmela and Mikkeli Market Placefor some retail therapy. Visiting Lempukka Beach and Lammassaari Island will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mikkeli: Puumalansalmen silta ja nakoalahissi (in Puumala), Woikosken Automuseo (in Mantyharju) and Lappeenranta (Sandcastle Lappeenranta, Lappeenranta Fortress, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get into the urban bustle at Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli, learn about all things military at Communications Centre Lokki, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mikkeli itinerary maker site.

Getting from Kotka to Mikkeli by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Mikkeli can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Savonlinna, Imatra, Mantyharju, Puumalansalmen silta ja nakoalahissi
Highlights from your plan
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Communications Centre Lokki
Communications Centre Lokki

5
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vitikkala Manor and Serlachius Museum Gustaf. Appreciate the collections at The Alvar Aalto Museum and Toivolan Vanha Piha. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jyvaskyla: Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen (in Tuuri), Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa) and Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art (in Mantta-Vilppula). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Old Church of Keuruu, examine the collection at Finnish Air Force Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and go for a walk through Tourujoen Luontopolku.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Mikkeli to Jyvaskyla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Keuruu, Jamsa, Mantta-Vilppula, Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen, Panda Factory Outlet
Highlights from your plan
Serlachius Museum Gustaf ©
Serlachius Museum Gustaf
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art ©
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum

5
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Do some cultural sightseeing at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland and New Valamo Monastery. Let the collections at Kuopion Korttelimuseo and Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuopio: Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto (in Rautavaara), Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo (in Varkaus) and Heinaveden kirkko (in Heinavesi). There's much more to do: browse the different shops at Matkus Shopping Center, make a trip to Kuopio Harbor, contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, and explore the world behind art at VB Photographic Centre.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuopio trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Kuopio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Heinavesi, Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto, Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo, Korkeakoski
Highlights from your plan
Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo ©
Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo
New Valamo Monastery ©
New Valamo Monastery
RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland ©

5
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 outdoors at Ukko-Koli and Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail. Your inner history buff will appreciate Tohmajarven kirkko and Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko. Get out of town with these interesting Koli National Park side-trips: Joensuu (Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, Joensuu Church, &more). There's much more to do: stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, look for all kinds of wild species at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and take an unorthodox tour of Uhrihalkeama.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park journey planner.

Drive from Kuopio to Koli National Park in 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Joensuu, Tohmajarven kirkko, Koli Nature Centre Ukko
Highlights from your plan
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

5
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre. Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Amethyst Mine Lapland in Luosto, about 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, and don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Amethyst Mine Lapland
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins. Step out of the city life by going to Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. When in Levi, make a side trip to see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio, approximately Muonio away. It doesn't end there: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi and tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Levi are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Muonio
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at Gold Prospector Museum and Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. There's much more to do: look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Saariselka trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
Highlights from your plan
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

4
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Get outdoors at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Hietasaaren uimaranta. Let the collections at Tikanoja Art Museum and Terranova capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Vaasa: Arctic Museum Nanoq (in Pietarsaari) and Neristan (Old Wooden Town) (in Kokkola). There's much more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Bock’s Corner Brewery, see the interesting displays at Stundars Museum, take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta, and cool off at Tropiclandia.

Discover how to plan a Vaasa trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Saariselka to Vaasa in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, Vaasa is a bit warmer than Saariselka - with highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Stundars Museum, Arctic Museum Nanoq, Raippaluodon Silta, Neristan (Old Wooden Town)
Highlights from your plan
Arctic Museum Nanoq ©
Arctic Museum Nanoq
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum

5
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Visiting Rauhaniemi Beach and Hatanpaa Arboretum will get you outdoors. Let the collections at Vapriikin Museokeskus and The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by train from Vaasa to Tampere takes 3 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Moomin Museum ©
Moomin Museum

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Popular historic sites such as Turku Cathedral and Kuusisto Manor are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Turku Castle and Galleria Joella. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, browse the exhibits of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, see the interesting displays at Turku Biological Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Turku route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Turku sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Naantali, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Kuusisto Manor
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park. Museum-lovers will get to explore Galerie Forsblom and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), wander the streets of Katajanokka, and look for gifts at Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki route planner.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Hanko, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Paavolan Tammi, King's Road, Inkoon kirkko
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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