20 days in Finland Itinerary

20 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kotka
— 1 night
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Kuopio
— 2 nights
4
Inari
— 1 night
5
Tampere
— 2 nights
6
Turku
— 2 nights
7
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
8
Helsinki
— 5 nights

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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. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, stroll through Santalahti Nature Trail, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden. On your second day here, step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, visit Linden Esplanade, then let the kids burn off some steam at Katariina Seaside Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, and finally stroll around Kumparepuisto Park.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kotka vacation site.

New Delhi, India to Kotka is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from New Delhi in June, with highs in Kotka at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Museums · Outdoors
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 13th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip maker website.

You can drive from Kotka to Savonlinna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. June in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 14th (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then examine the collection at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, and finally ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, immerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park, then have fun at Vainolanniemi, and finally explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kuopio online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kuopio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kuopio

Fun & Games · Museums · Parks
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Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Inari sightseeing site.

Fly from Kuopio to Inari in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kuopio in June, with highs in Inari at 16°C and lows at 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Hatanpaa Arboretum and Room Escape Games. Pack the 20th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, take an in-depth tour of Emil Aaltosen Museo, and enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tampere travel planner.

Getting from Inari to Tampere by combination of flight and train takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in June, you will find days in Tampere are somewhat warmer (20°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Haralanharju Tower
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to The Maritime Quarter. Here are some ideas for day two: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, then see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, and finally stroll around Lilla holmen.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Mariehamn trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, Kastelholm Castle
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town). Pack the 27th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to The Esplanadi Park, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki visit planning website.

Fly from Mariehamn to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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