24 days in Finland Itinerary

24 days in Finland Itinerary

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24 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mariehamn
Fly:  3​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Porvoo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Hanko
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Mariehamn
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
6
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Vaasa
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Oulu
— 1 night
Fly + train:  4​h 45​min
9
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Ilomantsi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
12
Kuopio
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
13
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
14
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
End: Tornio


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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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukion Church.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Helsinki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Mariehamn to Helsinki is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 23rd (Tue), don't miss a visit to Söderskärin majakka, get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill, then walk around Runeberg Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, see the interesting displays at Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum, then look for gifts at Riimikko, then walk around Fredrika Runebergs Park, and finally examine the collection at Porvoo Museum/Holm House.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Porvoo holiday planner .

You can take a bus from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Another option is to drive. In July in Porvoo, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

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Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path, then take in panoramic vistas at Hanko Water Tower, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hanko online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Hanko takes 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Hanko are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 26th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, and finally get your game on at Moomin World. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the collection at Turku City Library, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, and then stroll through The Archipelago Trail.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Turku travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hanko to Turku takes 2 hours. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Mariehamn

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

Planning Mariehamn trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rauma.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kastelholm Castle
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Room Escape Games

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, then get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rauma tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Mariehamn to Rauma in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. July in Rauma sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Ruokapuoti Lumo ©
Ruokapuoti Lumo

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, examine the collection at Terranova, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, then see the interesting displays at Stundars Museum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Saltkaret.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Vaasa tour itinerary app .

Drive from Rauma to Vaasa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Saltkaret, Stundars Museum
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): stroll through Nallikari Beach, then stroll around Ainolan Puisto, and then stroll around Hupisaaret Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Oulu travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Vaasa to Oulu in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

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nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 2nd (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Wolkoff House Museum, then explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, and then explore the striking landscape at Kummakivi Boulder. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Salpa Line Museum and then take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta travel route planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and train from Oulu to Lappeenranta in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kummakivi Boulder, Imatra Waterfall, Salpa Line Museum
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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall

1
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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 4th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, then examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, and finally pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Ilomantsi.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

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

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Ilomantsi

Ilomantsi ©
Ilomantsi is municipality and a village of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Explore Ilomantsi's surroundings by going to Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli) and Lieksa (Pielisen Museum & Paateri). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, tour the pleasant surroundings at Akka-Koli Hill, take an in-depth tour of Mohko Ironworks, and take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ilomantsi route maker tool .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Ilomantsi in 2.5 hours. In August in Ilomantsi, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Ilomantsi

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Lieksa, Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Mohko Ironworks ©
Mohko Ironworks
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, then have fun at Vainolanniemi, then admire the majestic nature at Snellman Park, and finally ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kuopio vacation builder app .

You can drive from Ilomantsi to Kuopio in 3 hours. In August in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Kuopio

Fun & Games Nature Parks
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Room Escape Games
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

1
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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 9th (Fri), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, then take in the views from Kuokkalan silta, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Jyvaskylan satama.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Jyvaskyla trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Kuopio to Jyvaskyla by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Kuopio in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Jyvaskyla, with lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Fun & Games
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Maki-Matin perhepuisto ©
Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Room Escape Games
Kuokkalan silta ©
Kuokkalan silta

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tampere trip planner.

Take a train from Jyvaskyla to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Hame Castle
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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