24 days in Finland Itinerary

24 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
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Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive
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Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pori
— 1 night
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kuusamo
— 2 nights
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Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive
9
Inari
— 3 nights
Fly
10
Helsinki
— 4 nights
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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.
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), then enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, then stop 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 24°C to lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

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Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti) ©
Historic Walking Area
Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti)
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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 24°C and lows of 12°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 · Museums
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Oro ©
Wildlife Area
Oro
4.7
Soderlangvik Gard
Art Museum
Soderlangvik Gard
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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku Castle and St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Turku Cathedral and Archangel Michael's church. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko) and Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Turku vacation maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°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 · Wildlife

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Turku Castle ©
Must see
Turku Castle
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Must see
Turku Cathedral
4.4

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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 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Pori

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping
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Yyteri Beach ©
Must see
Yyteri Beach
4.6
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Shopping Mall
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla
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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, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then contemplate 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, then examine 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 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°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 · Parks

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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 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 18th (Sat), you're off to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Theme Parks · Shopping · Museums · Parks

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Julma Olkky ©
Canyon
Julma Olkky
4.7
Pentik Hill ©
Art Gallery
Pentik Hill
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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 · Shopping

Side Trip

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Hossa National Park
National Park
Hossa National Park
4.6
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Water Body
Kiutakongas Rapids
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

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, then take 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 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Pilke Science Centre ©
Science Museum
Pilke Science Centre
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Safari
Safaris
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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 19°C, and evening lows to 9°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

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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Venture out of the city with trips to Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa) and 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, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, make a trip to Market Square Kauppatori, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

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Getting from Inari to Helsinki by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors

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