24 days in Finland Itinerary

24 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Tampere
— 3 nights
5
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
6
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
7
Oulu
— 1 night
8
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
9
Levi
— 2 nights
10
Saariselka
— 3 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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Aalto House will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and The National Museum of Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Hamina Town Hall (in Hamina) and Kotka (St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Sapokka Water Garden, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, examine the collection at The Helsinki Fire Museum, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Helsinki. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Hamina Town Hall
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
The Aalto House ©
The Aalto House
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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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.
Visit Turku Castle and The Church of the Holy Cross for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Turku Cathedral and Old Rauma. Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: Rauma (Ruokapuoti Lumo & Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum) and Koylion Kirkkokari (in Koylio). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Rauma, Koylion Kirkkokari
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): head outdoors with Yyterin Nakotorni, thenkick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, thenkick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Pori online route planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Pori can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Yyterin Nakotorni ©
Yyterin Nakotorni

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hatanpaa Arboretum and Sarkanniemi Theme Park. We've included these beaches for you: Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Rauhaniemi Beach. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, take an in-depth tour of Emil Aaltosen Museo, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere driving holiday planner.

Drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Tampere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 12th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkkoniemen Kellotapuli, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally make a trip to Pikkukirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church and then explore the striking landscape of Kolovesi National Park.

Make your Savonlinna itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Kolovesi National Park
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kolovesi National Park ©
Kolovesi National Park
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, thentrek along Akka-Koli Hill, and finally trek along Paha-Koli Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama, don't miss a visit to Paateri, thenhead outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Koli National Park route maker.

Drive from Savonlinna to Koli National Park in 3 hours. In June in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 16th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, stroll around Hupisaaret Park, thengrab your bike and head to Outdoors Oulu Oy, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Oulu road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Oulu in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In June, daytime highs in Oulu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Outdoors Oulu Oy ©
Outdoors Oulu Oy
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at German Soldier s Cemetery and Arctic Emotions Oy. Get outdoors at Fishing Charters & Tours and Auttikongas. Next up on the itinerary: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, see Santa Claus Office, and look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi itinerary planning app.

Traveling by train from Oulu to Rovaniemi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Safaris
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, stop by Jemes Sport, thenjoin the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and finally relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

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Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Levi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports

Side Trips

Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, Giewont Husky Adventures, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Jemes Sport
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
Jemes Sport ©
Jemes Sport

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Juutua Nature Trail and Lemmenjoki National Park. Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Saariselka with a short trip to Nature & Wildlife Tours in Inari, about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park and look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka journey planner.

Fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Saariselka are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Inari, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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