22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kotka
— 2 nights
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Koli National Park
— 3 nights
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Oulu
— 2 nights
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Inari
— 1 day
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Pori
— 1 night
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Helsinki
— 5 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. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Beach Mansikkalahti and Aijanniemi Beach. Step out of Kotka to go to Ruotsinpyhtaa and see Stromforsin Ruukki, which is approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, and go for a walk through Linden Esplanade.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kotka tour itinerary maker site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Kotka is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Kotka due to the time zone difference. In July, Kotka is much colder than Dubai - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Lehman ©
Lehman
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

3
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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Relax by the water at Utra Beach and Honkaniemi Beach. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Paha-Koli Hill, trek along Akka-Koli Hill, explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip builder site.

Getting from Kotka to Koli National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. July in Koli National Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 8:
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 9th (Tue), stroll through Nallikari Beach, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then stroll around Hupisaaret Park. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Ainolan Puisto, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then have some family-friendly fun at Oulu Climbing Centre, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, University of Oulu.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Oulu travel tool.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Oulu in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In July in Oulu, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

1
day
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 11th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then go for a walk through Otsamo Fell.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Inari trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Oulu to Inari takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Oulu in July, Inari is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Rauhaniemi Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Hameenlinna (Linna Golf & Country Club & Birthplace of Jean Sibelius). Pack the 14th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. It doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere travel route builder app.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Inari to Tampere in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Inari, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tampere, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Linna Golf & Country Club ©
Linna Golf & Country Club
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

1
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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and then stroll through Yyteri Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Pori tour builder site.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll get in some beach time at Bellevue Beach and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Change things up with a short trip to Mathildedalin Kylapanimo in Salo (about 1h 10 min away). There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, and enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island.

Find out how to plan Turku trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

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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.
Pack the 21st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, stop by Katajanokka, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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