22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Adelaide
Fly:  32 h
1
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 15 min
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 45 min
4
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Tampere
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Adelaide

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): examine the collection at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre and then hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kuusamo road trip planner.

Adelaide, Australia to Kuusamo is an approximately 31- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 7.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Adelaide in July; daily highs in Kuusamo reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

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Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Savonlinna takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, and then contemplate the long history of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mariehamn route builder website.

Fly from Savonlinna to Mariehamn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. July in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Castle and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova will appeal to museum buffs. When in Turku, make a side trip to see Teijo National Park in Pernio, approximately Pernio away. Next up on the itinerary: deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, browse the collection at Turku City Library, and make a trip to Naantali Church.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Turku road trip website.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Wildlife Museums Nature

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Naantali Church
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Archipelago National Park. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kimito Island trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vapriikin Museokeskus and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Maltinranta Artcenter and Galleria Ronga will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari), Yyteri Beach (in Pori) and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Tampere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Ahtari Zoo, Yyteri Beach, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Cathedral of Porvoo. Museum-lovers will get to explore Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) and Kansallisgalleria. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and admire the striking features of Hvittrask.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Porvoo, Hvittrask, Arboretum Mustila, Nuuksio National Park
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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