22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oulu
— 3 nights
2
Inari
— 2 nights
3
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
5
Turku
— 3 nights
6
Pori
— 1 night
7
Tampere
— 2 nights
8
Helsinki
— 6 nights

3
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Explore hidden gems such as Nallikari Beach and Kauppahalli. Get in touch with nature at Hupisaaret Park and Koitelinkoski. Take a break from Oulu with a short trip to Kierikki Stone Age Centre in Yli-Ii, about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Outdoors Oulu Oy, take in the spiritual surroundings of Oulu Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, and examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Oulu vacation planning app.

Vancouver, Canada to Oulu is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 10 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in July, expect Oulu to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Haukipudas Church, Kierikki Stone Age Centre, Koitelinkoski
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kierikki Stone Age Centre ©
Kierikki Stone Age Centre
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 6th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, thenhike along Juutua Nature Trail, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and then get great views at Otsamo Fell.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari tour planner.

Fly from Oulu to Inari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Oulu in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Inari. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Wildlife
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Johanna Oras Art Gallery and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolovesi National Park.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Savonlinna vacation maker site.

Getting from Inari to Savonlinna by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Punkaharju, Kolovesi National Park, Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 10th (Sat), examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mariehamn trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Mariehamn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Turku Castle and The Old Town Hall Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Cathedral and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Step out of Turku to go to Rauma and see Old Rauma, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, and grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Turku day trip app.

Fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rauma, Naantali Old Town
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, thenview the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To find maps and more tourist information, you can read our Pori trip itinerary site.

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July in Pori, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 15th (Thu), enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Haihara Art Centre, enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower, and then stroll through Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere route planner.

You can drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

6
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.
Do your shopping at Hakaniemi Market and Brunberg Candy Factory Shop. Step out of the city life by going to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Hietaranta Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town) and Maritime Centre Vellamo (in Kotka). And it doesn't end there: deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, stop by Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa), take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and stop by Katajanokka.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki journey builder tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Porvoo, Maritime Centre Vellamo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo