22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kotka
— 2 nights
2
Imatra
— 2 nights
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
4
Kimito Island
— 1 night
5
Rauma
— 3 nights
6
Turku
— 1 night
7
Aland Island
— 2 nights
8
Helsinki
— 3 nights
9
Inari
— 2 nights
10
Levi
— 2 nights

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Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral and then hike along Santalahti Nature Trail. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Hiidenvuori, look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, and then stroll around Riverside Park.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kotka trip planning tool.

Austin, USA to Kotka is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Austin to Kotka due to the time zone difference. In June, Kotka is cooler than Austin - with highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Hiidenvuori, Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, Bunker Museum, Salpa Line Museum, Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori

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Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauritsala Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko, step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, kick back and relax at Lempukka Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Imatra trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Imatra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Imatra can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lappeenranta
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lauritsala Church ©
Lauritsala Church
Joutsenon kirkko ©
Joutsenon kirkko

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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 11th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally get all the information you need at Riihisaari.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Imatra to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 13th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To plan Kimito Island vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kimito Island takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks · Wildlife
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Oro ©
Oro

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then get engrossed in the history at Rosenlew Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, examine the collection at Automobile Museum, examine the collection at Bonk Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Uusikaupunki Old Church, then visit a coastal fixture at Isokari Lighthouse, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rauma journey planner.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Rauma in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Rauma sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Uusikaupunki, Pori
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Kurjenrahka National Park, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and then learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Turku tour itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Turku sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Aland Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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Aland Island

Aland Island ©
There are many things that distinguish the autonomous Aland Islands from the rest of Finland, including the fact that they have their own parliament, issue their own stamps, and speak Swedish as the official language.
On the 18th (Mon), explore the world behind art at The Aland Island Art Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kobba Klintar, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Bomarsund, see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Aland Island trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Turku to Aland Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In June, daytime highs in Aland Island are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Aland Island

Museums · Nature · Parks
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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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 some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Visit Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) for their historical value. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and examine the collection at Hakasalmi Villa.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Helsinki online vacation maker.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Aland Island to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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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. On the 23rd (Sat), head outdoors with Lake Inari, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Inari takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in June, expect Inari to be slightly colder, temps between 57°F and 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Pakasaivo, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Levi online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Levi are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Pakasaivo
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo