21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre and then explore the stunning scenery at Julma Olkky. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Kuusamo trip itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Kuusamo is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Kuusamo, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect Kuusamo to be little chillier, temps between 13°C and 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Julma Olkky ©
Julma Olkky

1
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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. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Inari trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Inari in 6 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

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
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Salpa Line, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, then examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna travel route site.

You can fly from Inari to Savonlinna in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. You'll set off for Kouvola on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): examine the collection at Kouvola City Museum, take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, then explore the striking landscape at Hiidenvuori, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kouvola tour builder.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kouvola in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 9:
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

2
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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 10th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, then step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally stroll around Lilla holmen.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mariehamn day trip app.

Fly from Kouvola to Mariehamn in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Turku Castle and Old Rauma. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turku Cathedral and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and The Church of the Holy Cross (in Rauma). It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Turku using our trip planner.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In September, daytime highs in Turku are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 14:
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 15th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Archipelago National Park. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kimito Island travel planner.

Drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

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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.
Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo), Gumbostrand Konst & Form (in Sipoo) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and get interesting insight from SunLines.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Helsinki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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