52 days in Finland Itinerary

52 days in Finland Itinerary

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52 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Inari
— 4 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + train:  5​h
Kouvola
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
Savonlinna
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Koli National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Sotkamo
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
Rauma
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Turku
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Tampere
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sydney

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker site .

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. August in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Museums, #Theme Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

3
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Salla (Salla Ski Resort & Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction). Spend the 16th (Thu) exploring nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Pyhatunturi route builder .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi takes 2.5 hours. In August in Pyhatunturi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Salla, Luosto, Pyhatunturi
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Get out of town with these interesting Inari side-trips: Saariselka (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Urho Kekkonen National Park, & more). Spend the 20th (Mon) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Inari day trip tool .

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Inari in 3 hours. In August in Inari, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Inari

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Saariselka, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

3
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Sibelius Hall (in Lahti), Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla) and Kotka (Santalahti Nature Trail & Sapokka Water Garden). Spend the 23rd (Thu) exploring nature at Repovesi National Park.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kouvola visit website .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train from Inari to Kouvola in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Inari in August: high temperatures in Kouvola hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kouvola

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trips

Kotka, Sibelius Hall, Valkmusa National Park
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

3
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Savonlinna: Punkaharju Ridge (in Punkaharju), Puumala (Viewing Platform in Puumala & Lietvesi Scenic Road) and Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, and stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Kouvola to Savonlinna in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Puumala, Punkaharju, Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

5
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Kuopio (Kuopio Automobile Museum, Room Escape Games, & more) and Joensuu (Honkaniemi Beach, Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, & more). Spend the 29th (Wed) exploring nature at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Koli National Park day trip planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Koli National Park in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Koli National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Kuopio, Joensuu, Koli
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

5
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Explore Sotkamo's surroundings by going to Kajaani (Kajaani Church, Kajaani art museum, & more), Venajanhiekka (in Rautavaara) and Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti (in Suomussalmi). Spend the 4th (Tue) exploring nature at Hiidenportti National Park. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Hiukka, glide through natural beauty at Ukkohalla Ski & Sport Resort, enjoy some friendly competition at Vuokatti Bowling, and identify plant and animal life at Wild Taiga.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sotkamo trip planner .

You can drive from Koli National Park to Sotkamo in 2.5 hours. In September in Sotkamo, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Sotkamo

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Kajaani, Vuokatti, Kuhmo, Ukkohalla Ski & Sport Resort, Venajanhiekka
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park
Hiukka ©
Hiukka

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mustasaari: Vaasa (Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, Tropiclandia, & more). Spend a day of island exploring on the 8th (Sat) at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. There's more to do: snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Mustasaari road trip planning website .

You can drive from Sotkamo to Mustasaari in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rauma.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Vaasa, Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta

3
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rauma: Uusikaupunki (Uusikaupunki Old Church, Bonk Museum, & more) and Pori (Juselius Mausoleum & Yyteri Beach). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, and make a trip to Rauma Water Tower.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Rauma road trip app .

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Rauma takes 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Rauma can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Beaches

Side Trips

Uusikaupunki, Pori
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Marela Museum House ©
Marela Museum House
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: Pargas Lime Stone Quarry (in Parainen) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Turku day trip tool .

Getting from Rauma to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. September in Turku sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Naantali, Kurjenrahka National Park, Pargas Lime Stone Quarry
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

6
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Parola (Holy Cross Church & Parola Tank Museum). see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, head off the coast to Viikinsaari Island, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tampere online day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In September in Tampere, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

#Museums, #Parks, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Parola, Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church

5
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.
Pack the 26th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo, and browse the exhibits of Fortress of Suomenlinna.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary website .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Theme Parks
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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