22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Tampere City Library, Metso. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and The Parola Armour Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Visavuori (in Valkeakoski) and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, and view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip itinerary planning tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Tampere. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, then enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross.

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Getting from Tampere to Rauma by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites · Museums
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4
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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
We've included these beaches for you: Bellevue Beach and Vepsa Island. Discover out-of-the-way places like Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Go for a jaunt from Turku to Pernio to see Teijo National Park about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery A, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

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Must see
Turku Cathedral
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Must see
Turku Castle
4.5

2
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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of The Maritime Quarter. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, steep yourself in history at Salis Batteri, then step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mariehamn tour planning app.

Fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Nature · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Must see
Kastelholm Castle
4.2

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 31st (Wed), see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip itinerary builder tool.

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. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Religious Site
Kerimaki Church
4.7

2
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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 1st (Thu), stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then get outside with Karhunkierros, and then experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kuusamo holiday planning website.

Drive from Savonlinna to Kuusamo in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In July in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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Outdoor Activity
Karhunkierros
4.9
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Water Body
Kiutakongas Rapids
4.8

2
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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Gold Prospector Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Lemmenjoki National Park and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Next up on the itinerary: relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm and wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Inari online trip builder.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Inari in 6 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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Specialty Museum
Gold Prospector Museum
4.4
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National Park
Lemmenjoki National Park
4.6

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo). Cathedral of Porvoo and Mannerheim Museum will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Pack the 9th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. It doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Helsinki itinerary builder app.

Getting from Inari to Helsinki by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in August; daily highs in Helsinki reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Museums

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