22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 3 nights
2
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

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
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 Visavuori. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: The Parola Armour Museum (in Parola) 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 flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Tampere. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Visavuori, The Parola Armour Museum, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

1
night
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, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, thenenjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross.

Plan trip to Rauma with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

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 °C in July, and nighttime lows around °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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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum

4
nights
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 Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. 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. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and take in the exciting artwork at Gallery A.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Turku trip app.

Traveling by car from Rauma to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, Naantali Old Town, Teijo National Park
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, contemplate the long history of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, thenexamine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter. On your second day here, examine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, contemplate the long history of Salis Batteri, thenhead off the coast to Kobba Klintar, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mariehamn itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Aland Island, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, Kastelholm Castle
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

1
day
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, thensee the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenexplore 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 °C, and evening lows to °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

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

2
nights
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, thenget 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 °C during the day and °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

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

2
nights
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 Inari Reindeer Farm. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church 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 °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Mannerheim Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) and Kansallisgalleria. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo). Pack the 9th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki journey maker site.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Inari in August, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Arboretum Mustila, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Nuuksio National Park, Cathedral of Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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