22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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22 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Florianopolis
Fly:  25​h
1
Turku
— 3 nights
2
Pori
— 2 nights
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
5
Sotkamo
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
7
Inari
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
8
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Florianopolis

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Visiting Teijo national park and Kurjenrahka National Park will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and do sightseeing your way with Ett Hem Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary tool .

Florianopolis, Brazil to Turku is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Florianopolis to Turku due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Florianopolis in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Turku, with lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, then get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, and finally learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Villa Mairea, kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Pori road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Rauma, Villa Mairea
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, then contemplate the long history of Bomarsund, then see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn visit planner.

Fly from Pori to Mariehamn in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Sund, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Savonlinna sightseeing planner .

Getting from Mariehamn to Savonlinna by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Sotkamo.

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

3
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Step off the beaten path and head to Venajanhiekka and Hiidenportti National Park. Step out of the city life by going to Kolovesi National Park and Hiukka.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sotkamo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Sotkamo takes 4.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Kolovesi National Park, Venajanhiekka
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park
Kolovesi National Park ©
Kolovesi National Park

3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kiutakongas Rapids and Riisitunturi National Park. Get outdoors at Syote National Park and Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. It doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo online travel route planner .

You can drive from Sotkamo to Kuusamo in 3.5 hours. August in Kuusamo sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, Riisitunturi National Park, Syote National Park
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, see the interesting displays at Siida, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Inari trip itinerary maker website .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Kuusamo to Inari in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Inari, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. You'll explore and learn at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Design Museum. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and steep yourself in history at Sederholm House (Sederholmin Talo).

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip planner.

Getting from Inari to Helsinki by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in August, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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