21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
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Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tampere
— 4 nights
Train
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Vaasa
— 2 nights
Fly
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Levi
— 1 night
Drive
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly
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Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive
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Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Old Rauma and Teijo National Park. Get some historical perspective at Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, browse the collection at Turku City Library, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Turku route planning website.

Berlin, Germany to Turku is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Turku due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 16 — 19:

4
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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get in touch with nature at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Evo Hiking Area. Explore hidden gems such as Yyteri Beach and Vapriikin Museokeskus. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi) and Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Tampere, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 19 — 23:

2
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Vaasa

Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kasarmintori ja ortodoksinen kirkko, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, then kick back and relax at Hietasaaren uimaranta, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Saltkaret.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Vaasa travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Vaasa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Vaasa sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 25:

1
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Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi. Keep things going the next day: kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary website.

Getting from Vaasa to Levi by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June in Levi, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 27:

3
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from the city and head to Hiidenkirnut and Safaris. Explore hidden gems such as German Soldier s Cemetery and Arctic Emotions Oy. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, take a memorable tour with Tours, and look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:

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Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 1st (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirkkoniemen Kellotapuli, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Savonlinna takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 1:

2
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Kouvola

Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Kouvola journey planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kouvola in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Katajanokka. Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Cathedral of Porvoo are in your itinerary. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo--about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip planning site.

You can drive from Kouvola to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:

Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Castles
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."