27 days in Finland Itinerary

27 days in Finland Itinerary

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27 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  25​h
1
Pori
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Imatra
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Turku
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then stroll through Kirjurinluoto, and then kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach.

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

London, UK to Pori is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from London in June: highs in Pori hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Rauma
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Get some cultural insight at Siida and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Get outdoors at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and Lake Inari. Spend the 3rd (Tue) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Inari online trip builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Pori to Inari takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from Pori in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Inari: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida ©
Siida

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kiutakongas Rapids and Riisitunturi National Park. Take a break from the city and head to Pieni Karhunkierros Trail and Ruka. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

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Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Kuusamo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Riisitunturi National Park, Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 9th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Siikalahti Wetland, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna vacation site .

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Linnansaari National Park, Kerimaki Church, Siikalahti Wetland
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

2
nights
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): kick back and relax at Lempukka Beach, stroll through Lammassaari Island, and then admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Malonsaari, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko, then contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, and finally step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Imatra trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Imatra in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lappeenranta
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Step out of the city life by going to Teijo national park and Vepsa Island. Relax by the water at Bellevue Beach and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Go for a jaunt from Turku to Poytya to see Kurjenrahka National Park about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, browse the collection at Turku City Library, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, and delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Turku itinerary planner .

Drive from Imatra to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Bellevue Beach, Kultaranta Garden, Teijo national park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Tours
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro

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 a sense of the local culture at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Stromforsin ruukki. Explore hidden gems such as Arboretum Mustila and Porvoo Old Town. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa (in Ruotsinpyhtaa), Kotka (Lehman, St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, & more) and Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo). Pack the 23rd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip planning app .

You can drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo, Ruotsinpyhtaa, Arboretum Mustila
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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