24 days in Finland Itinerary

24 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 3 nights
4
Pori
— 1 night
5
Savonlinna
— 3 nights
6
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
7
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
8
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
9
Inari
— 3 nights
10
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti), thenenjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, thenstop by Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa), and finally wander the streets of Design District.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti) ©
Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti)

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Oro and then explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Archipelago National Park.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Kimito Island road trip planning website.

You can drive from Helsinki to Kimito Island in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Kimito Island sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

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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.
Turku Castle and Archangel Michael's church will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Turku Cathedral and Tulliniemi Nature Path. When in Turku, make a side trip to see Louhisaari Manor in Askainen, approximately Askainen away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

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Getting from Kimito Island to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Tulliniemi Nature Path, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, and then stroll through Yyteri Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Pori trip itinerary app.

Drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Pori, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 14th (Tue), look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, thensee the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Salpa Line. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thenexamine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, and finally explore the activities along Siikalahti Wetland.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna holiday planner.

Getting from Pori to Savonlinna by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Kerimaki, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Siikalahti Wetland
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 16th (Thu), find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park and then experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Julma Olkky, get a taste of the local shopping with Pentik Hill, and then stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kuusamo day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kuusamo takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kuusamo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 18th (Sat), you're off to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Pentik Hill
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Julma Olkky ©
Julma Olkky
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Hossa National Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kuusamo vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Hossa National Park
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Hossa National Park
Hossa National Park
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Forestry Museum of Lapland.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Rovaniemi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Tours Outdoors
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Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Safaris

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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. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Inari trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Inari in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Temppeliaukio Church and Stromforsin Ruukki. Venture out of the city with trips to Kotka (Santalahti Nature Trail & Linden Esplanade). Pack the 29th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Explore Helsinki further: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, look for gifts at Boss Shop, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Helsinki: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna