25 days in Finland Itinerary

25 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Inari
— 3 nights
3
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
4
Sotkamo
— 3 nights
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
6
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 day
7
Pori
— 2 nights
8
Turku
— 3 nights
9
Kimito Island
— 3 nights

3
nights
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 Helsinki Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Norman Travels and Tapiola Golf. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, browse the range of quality goods at Stockmann Department Store, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Helsinki holiday builder site.

Richmond, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Richmond in June: highs in Helsinki hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Tapiola Golf
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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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. Get some cultural insight at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lemmenjoki National Park and Gold Prospector Museum. Go for a jaunt from Inari to Saariselka to see Hippupuoti Gift Shop about 58 minutes 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 °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hippupuoti Gift Shop, Gold Prospector Museum, Lemmenjoki National Park
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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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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Step out of the city life by going to Pieni Karhunkierros Trail and Martinselkonen Wilds Centre. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jalavan Kauppa and Riisitunturi National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Julma Olkky, contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Kuusamo trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Inari to Kuusamo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, Jalavan Kauppa, Riisitunturi National Park, Martinselkonen Wilds Centre
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail

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nights
Sotkamo

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 Hiidenportti National Park. Take a break from the city and head to Venajanhiekka and Hiukka.

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 °F and lows of °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

Side Trip

Rautavaara
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park

1
night
Savonlinna

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, thenexplore 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 °F in July, and nighttime lows around °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

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

1
day
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, take an in-depth tour of Kobba Klintar, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

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

Fly from Savonlinna to Mariehamn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Mariehamn sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

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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): pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, thenget 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, thensee 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 °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Rauma, Villa Mairea
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

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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.
You'll explore and learn at Turku Castle and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Visiting Teijo National Park and Vepsa Island will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and pause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church.

Plan my trip to Turku with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

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 °F during the day and °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 Parks Nature

Side Trips

Naantali Church, Teijo National Park
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Kimito Island

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 °F and lows of °F at night. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Mon).

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