21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
1
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  6 h
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 45 min
5
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
6
Rantasalmi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h
8
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Dusseldorf

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 30th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kimito Island online trip planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Kimito Island is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Dusseldorf to Kimito Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Dusseldorf in May; daily highs in Kimito Island reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

2
nights
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 31st (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kultaranta Garden, get your game on at Moomin World, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then get lost in a book at Turku City Library, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Turku, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Naantali, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 2nd (Sat), trek along Urho Kekkonen National Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Saariselka trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Turku to Saariselka takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. When traveling from Turku in June, plan for little chillier days in Saariselka, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Trails Outdoors
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

1
night
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Muonio online tour builder.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Muonio takes 4 hours. In June in Muonio, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Muonio

Nature Parks
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 4th (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Saltkaret.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mustasaari trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Mustasaari takes 9.5 hours. When traveling from Muonio in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Mustasaari, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. On the 6th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rantasalmi visit planning app.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Rantasalmi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Rantasalmi to Koli National Park in 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

8
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nuuksio National Park and Pihlajasaari Recreational Park. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Serena Water Park, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Pack the 13th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Koli National Park to Helsinki. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa Art Museum
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

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