21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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21 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Daegu
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Kuusamo
— 1 night
2
Inari
— 1 night
Fly + train:  5​h 15​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
6
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
8
Kouvola
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
9
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Daegu

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Pentik Hill, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Kiutakongas Rapids, then hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

To see photos and more tourist information, use the Kuusamo online vacation planner .

Daegu, South Korea to Kuusamo is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from Korea Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Daegu in June, things will get colder in Kuusamo: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, Pentik Hill
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Safaris
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 12th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then see the interesting displays at Siida, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Inari tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Inari takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Popular historic sites such as Tampere Cathedral and Visavuori are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and Hatanpaa Arboretum. Go for a jaunt from Tampere to Haemeenlinna to see Evo Hiking Area about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus and enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Inari to Tampere takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Inari in June: highs in Tampere hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Visavuori, Evo Hiking Area, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 17th (Mon), visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tampere to Kimito Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. June in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 19th (Wed), deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Vepsa Island, admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then examine the collection at Ett Hem Museum, and finally examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Beaches
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, then see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lilla holmen, then try your luck at PAF Casino, then head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Mariehamn trip app .

Getting from Turku to Mariehamn by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Kastelholm Castle
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Mariehamn to Savonlinna by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): examine the collection at Kouvola City Museum, then take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiidenvuori, and finally identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Valkmusa National Park.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kouvola road trip planning website .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kouvola in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Valkmusa National Park, Hiidenvuori, Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nuuksio National Park and Cathedral of Porvoo. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki attractions planner.

Take a train from Kouvola to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

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

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