20 days in Finland Itinerary

20 days in Finland Itinerary

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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Rauma
— 1 night
3
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
4
Turku
— 3 nights
5
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
6
Kouvola
— 2 nights
7
Savonlinna
— 1 night
8
Inari
— 1 night
9
Kuusamo
— 1 night
10
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 4th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tampere online tour itinerary planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Tampere is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of car, train, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Barcelona in August, you will find days in Tampere are little chillier (23°C), and nights are cooler (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, then take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, then look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma.

To find maps and more tourist information, use the Rauma trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Rauma takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Rauma are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 7th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard, then go for a stroll along the water at Helsingholm Guest Harbour, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kimito Island trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Rauma to Kimito Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Escape the urban bustle at Teijo National Park and Tulliniemi Nature Path. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Bellevue Beach in Hanko, about 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Turku online tour builder.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 12th (Mon), examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, then step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Mariehamn trip planner.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

2
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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, then take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenvuori, then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, and finally identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kouvola trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Kouvola in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August in Kouvola, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

1
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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 15th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, and finally stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna online attractions planner.

You can drive from Kouvola to Savonlinna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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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 (Fri): experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, take a memorable tour with Tours, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Inari online vacation builder.

You can fly from Savonlinna to Inari in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Savonlinna in August, things will get a bit cooler in Inari: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 18th (Sun), fly down the slopes at Ruka and then explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, get outside with Karhunkierros, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pieni Karhunkierros Trail.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo road trip planning app.

Getting from Inari to Kuusamo by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In August in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Ruka ©
Ruka
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros

3
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Helsinki

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Nuuksio National Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Porvoo and Pohjolan toimitalo. Step out of Helsinki to go to Porvoo and see Porvoo Old Town, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), take a stroll through Ullanlinna, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Kuusamo to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Kuusamo in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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