21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Naantali
— 2 nights
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
4
Pori
— 1 night
5
Mustasaari
— 1 night
6
Savonlinna
— 1 night
7
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
8
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

4
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 25th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Helsinki travel route planning website.

Los Angeles, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Helsinki. In July, Helsinki is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get your game on at Moomin World, thenbrowse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, thenbrowse the collection at Turku City Library, and finally take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Naantali travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Naantali takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July in Naantali, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Naantali

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Turku
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Go for a jaunt from Tampere to Parola to see Holy Cross Church about 58 minutes away. Pack the 30th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere itinerary planner.

You can drive from Naantali to Tampere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Holy Cross Church
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, walk around Kirjurinluoto, thentake an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Pori itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Pori sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mustasaari tour itinerary maker website.

Getting from Pori to Mustasaari by car takes about 3 hours. August in Mustasaari sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, thenappreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, thenexamine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Savonlinna day trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mustasaari to Savonlinna. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, thentrek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Koli National Park trip maker site.

Drive from Savonlinna to Koli National Park in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
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: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see where the action happens at Lappi Areena, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and examine the collection at Christmas House Santa.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi road trip app.

Getting from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In August in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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