25 days in Finland Itinerary

25 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
2
Oulu
— 3 nights
3
Kuhmo
— 4 nights
4
Savonlinna
— 4 nights
5
Nagu
— 2 nights
6
Pori
— 4 nights
7
Pietarsaari
— 1 night

5
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.
Get outdoors at Arboretum Mustila and Aurinkolahti Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Porvoo (The Runeberg Home, Cathedral of Porvoo, &more). There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the world behind art at Design Museum, and contemplate the long history of The Aalto House.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Zurich in July: highs in Helsinki hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Porvoo, Teijo National Park, Arboretum Mustila
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
The Aalto House ©
The Aalto House

3
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Nallikari Beach and Raahe Museum. Get some cultural insight at Oulun Taidemuseo and Haukipudas Church. There's lots more to do: stroll around Hupisaaret Park, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, and contemplate the waterfront views at Koitelinkoski.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Oulu trip site.

You can fly from Helsinki to Oulu in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July in Oulu, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Koitelinkoski, Haukipudas Church, Raahe Museum
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Raahe Museum ©
Raahe Museum
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church

4
nights
Kuhmo

Kuhmo ©
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Boreal Wildlife Centre and Vuokatinvaara. Take a break from the city and head to Wild Taiga and Venajanhiekka. Explore Kuhmo's surroundings by going to Martinselkonen Wilds Centre (in Suomussalmi) and Nurmes Church (in Nurmes).

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kuhmo online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Oulu to Kuhmo in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuhmo

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Martinselkonen Wilds Centre, Nurmes Church, Vuokatinvaara, Venajanhiekka
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Boreal Wildlife Centre ©
Boreal Wildlife Centre
Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Nurmes Church ©
Nurmes Church

4
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Get some historical perspective at Olavinlinna Castle and Pikkukirkko. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum and Savonlinna Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Ruokolahden Kirkko (in Ruokolahti), Imatra (Lammassaari Island & Imatra Waterfall) and Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the activities along Siikalahti Wetland, and get all the information you need at Riihisaari.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Savonlinna tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kuhmo to Savonlinna in 5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Nagu.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Imatra, Siikalahti Wetland, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church, Ruokolahden Kirkko
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

2
nights
Nagu

Nagu ©
Escape the urban bustle at Bellevue Beach and Pargas Lime Stone Quarry. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nagu Church and Hanko Water Tower. Explore Nagu's surroundings by going to Korpo Church (in Korpo), Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko) and Pargas Church (in Pargas).

To find out how to plan a trip to Nagu, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Nagu takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In August, daytime highs in Nagu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Nagu

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Hanko, Pargas, Korpo Church
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Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Nagu Church ©
Nagu Church

4
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Get outdoors at Yyteri Beach and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. Old Rauma and Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) will appeal to history buffs. Explore Pori's surroundings by going to Rauma (Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island & The Church of the Holy Cross) and Isokari Lighthouse (in Uusikaupunki). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Pori online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nagu to Pori in 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Pietarsaari.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Rauma, Isokari Lighthouse, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto

1
night
Pietarsaari

Pietarsaari ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Pietarsaari trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Pietarsaari takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Pietarsaari are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pietarsaari

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park