21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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21 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
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 ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Archipelago National Park.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island online journey maker .

Dusseldorf, Germany to Kimito Island is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dusseldorf to Kimito Island. Traveling from Dusseldorf in September, expect Kimito Island to be little chillier, temps between 19°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Nature Parks Wildlife
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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.
On the 12th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Turku Biological Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden, have some family-friendly fun 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 steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip planner .

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Nature

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 ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka road trip website .

Fly from Turku to Saariselka in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Turku in September: high temperatures in Saariselka hover around 13°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Nature Trails
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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. On the 15th (Sun), ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Muonio trip planning site .

Explore your travel options from Saariselka to Muonio with the Route module. In September, daily temperatures in Muonio can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Muonio

Outdoors Nature Trails
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 16th (Mon), take in the pleasant sights at Saltkaret.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Mustasaari travel app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Muonio to Mustasaari. Traveling from Muonio in September, expect nights in Mustasaari to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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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 18th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rantasalmi day trip planning app .

Explore your travel options from Mustasaari to Rantasalmi with the Route module. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough 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 ©
On the 20th (Fri), take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. On the next day, stroll through Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip itinerary builder site .

Explore your travel options from Rantasalmi to Koli National Park with the Route module. September in Koli National Park sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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.
Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Pihlajasaari Recreational Park. Change things up with a short trip to Serena Water Park in Espoo (about 42 minutes away). Pack the 25th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

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Explore your travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki with the Route module. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

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