22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Rauma
— 2 nights
4
Turku
— 3 nights
5
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
6
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
7
Inari
— 1 night
8
Levi
— 2 nights
9
Oulu
— 2 nights

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3
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Helsinki

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.
Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Katajanokka. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo), Maritime Centre Vellamo (in Kotka) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Mannerheim Museum, contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Johannes Church.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour planner.

Salt Lake City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in May, with highs in Helsinki at 60°F and lows at 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 20 — 23:
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2
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 24th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then take an in-depth tour of Emil Aaltosen Museo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta. Here are some ideas for day two: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere route builder.

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 23 — 25:
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Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
4.8
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Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4

2
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Bonk Museum. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Rauma itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Rauma in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 25 — 27:
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Beach
Yyteri Beach
4.6
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World heritage site
Old Rauma
4.5

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Step off the beaten path and head to Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Museum-lovers will get to explore Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Galleria Joella. When in Turku, make a side trip to see Bellevue Beach in Hanko, approximately Hanko away. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, browse the collection at Turku City Library, work off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Turku attractions planning site.

Traveling by car from Rauma to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Turku are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 27 — 30:
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Must see
Turku Cathedral
4.4
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Must see
Turku Castle
4.5

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and then step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, then steep yourself in history at Salis Batteri, then steep yourself in history at Bomarsund, and finally examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip builder app.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Nature · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 1:
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Must see
Kastelholm Castle
4.2

2
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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Savonlinna takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in June, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 3:
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1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 4th (Thu), take a memorable tour with Angeli Reindeer Farm, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then hike along Juutua Nature Trail, and finally see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Inari takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Savonlinna in June: high temperatures in Inari hover around 57°F and lows are around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 4:
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Angeli Reindeer Farm
5.0

2
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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 5th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): hit the slopes at Kids' Land and then grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Levi vacation maker app.

You can fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in June, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 4 — 6:
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Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
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Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
4.8

2
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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Outdoors Oulu Oy. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): examine the collection at Kierikki Stone Age Centre, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, and then examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Haukipudas Church, then enjoy the sea views from Marjaniemi Lighthouse, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hupisaaret Park, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Outdoors Oulu Oy.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Oulu online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Levi to Oulu in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 6 — 8:
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Specialty Museum
Kierikki Stone Age Centre
4.2

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