25 days in Finland Itinerary

25 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly
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Inari
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Sotkamo
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly
6
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 day
Fly to Turku, Bus to Pori
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Pori
— 2 nights
Drive
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Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
9
Kimito Island
— 3 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Richmond International Airport

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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.
Shop till you drop at Market Square Kauppatori and Hakaniemi Market. Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, tee off at Tapiola Golf, examine the collection at Design Museum, and kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Helsinki vacation planner.

Richmond, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Richmond to Helsinki is 7 hours. While traveling from Richmond, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

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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. Get some cultural insight at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Gold Prospector Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Lemmenjoki National Park. Go for a jaunt from Inari to Saariselka to see Hippupuoti Gift Shop about 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos and wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari online route planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Inari in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in June: high temperatures in Inari hover around 57°F and lows are around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Step out of the city life by going to Pieni Karhunkierros Trail and Julma Olkky. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Martinselkonen Wilds Centre and Jalavan Kauppa. Step out of Kuusamo to go to Posio and see Riisitunturi National Park, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, look for gifts at Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and examine the collection at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

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You can drive from Inari to Kuusamo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
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Kiutakongas Rapids
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Sotkamo

Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto and Hiukka. Take a break from the city and head to Hiidenportti National Park and Venajanhiekka.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sotkamo planning tool.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Sotkamo in 3.5 hours. July in Sotkamo sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

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Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 6th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, then explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, and finally look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Sotkamo to Savonlinna takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in July, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn online holiday planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Mariehamn by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Nature · Parks
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Kobba Klintar ©
Island
Kobba Klintar
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Pori

Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, then see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Pori online trip builder.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Mariehamn to Pori in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in July, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Old Rauma ©
Must see
Old Rauma
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Yyteri Beach ©
Must see
Yyteri Beach
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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.
You'll explore and learn at Turku Castle and Ett Hem Museum. Visiting Teijo National Park and Vepsa Island will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, pause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church, and admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel.

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You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Turku Castle ©
Must see
Turku Castle
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Turku Cathedral ©
Must see
Turku Cathedral
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Kimito Island

Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island day trip site.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 52°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Oro ©
Wildlife Area
Oro
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Soderlangvik Gard
Art Museum
Soderlangvik Gard
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