23 days in Finland Itinerary

23 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Turku
— 2 nights
2
Tampere
— 3 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
5
Rantasalmi
— 1 night
6
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
7
Sotkamo
— 3 nights
8
Helsinki
— 5 nights

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Vepsa Island. When in Turku, make a side trip to see Kurjenrahka National Park in Poytya, approximately Poytya away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail, steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, and examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Turku is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Turku. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in August: high temperatures in Turku hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get some cultural insight at Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Aleksanterin Kirkko. Get outdoors at Rauhaniemi Beach and Viikinsaari Island. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, make a trip to Tulenkantajat Literature Center & Bookstore, browse the fresh offerings at Laukontori, and enjoy some friendly competition at Space Bowling & Billiards Tampere.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Childrens Museums Theme Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Aleksanterin Kirkko ©
Aleksanterin Kirkko

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and then stroll around Kirjurinluoto.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Pori trip planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Mustasaari trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Mustasaari takes 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. On the 24th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rantasalmi online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Rantasalmi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Savonlinna
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

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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.
Get outdoors at Paha-Koli Hill and Herajarvi Hiking Trail. And it doesn't end there: hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, explore the striking landscape of Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, stroll through Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Koli National Park trip maker.

Drive from Rantasalmi to Koli National Park in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Koli National Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

3
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Visit Hiukka and Venajanhiekka for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto and Hiidenportti National Park.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sotkamo travel route planning app.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Sotkamo in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Rautavaara
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti 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 Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Helsinki Cathedral and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) will appeal to history buffs. Pack the 4th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo, and stroll through Aurinkolahti Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki itinerary app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sotkamo to Helsinki. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church