27 days in Finland Itinerary

27 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kouvola
— 1 night
2
Koli National Park
— 4 nights
3
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
4
Inari
— 1 night
5
Tampere
— 3 nights
6
Turku
— 4 nights
7
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
8
Helsinki
— 5 nights

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Ristin kirkko, take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenvuori, and then take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Riverside Park, take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kouvola travel route builder website.

Groningen, The Netherlands to Kouvola is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. July in Kouvola sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Hiidenvuori
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Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

4
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Paha-Koli Hill and Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. Escape the urban bustle at Akka-Koli Hill and Pielinen. Change things up with a short trip to Hiidenportti National Park in Sotkamo (about 1h 40 min away). There's more to do: examine the collection at Pielisen Museum.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Koli National Park visit planner.

Drive from Kouvola to Koli National Park in 5 hours. July in Koli National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Hiidenportti National Park
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 30:
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kids will appreciate attractions like Kiutakongas Rapids and Shopping Center Kumpare. Discover out-of-the-way places like Riisitunturi National Park and Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. There's more to do: examine the collection at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Kuusamo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Kuusamo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, Riisitunturi National Park
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 2:
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 3rd (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Inari trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Inari in 6 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 4:
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

3
nights
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 Yyteri Beach and Hatanpaa Arboretum. Bring the kids along to Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower and Vapriikin Museokeskus. Venture out of the city with trips to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi), Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari) and Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) (in Pori).

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere tour itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and train from Inari to Tampere in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Inari, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tampere, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Pori, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Ahtari Zoo
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 8:
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Explore hidden gems such as Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Tulliniemi Nature Path. Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Hanko Water Tower (in Hanko). There's much more to do: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, take in the architecture and design of Abo Akademi, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Turku online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hanko, Teijo National Park
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 12:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Oro. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kimito Island trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Kimito Island sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 14:
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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Hakaniemi Market. Bring the kids along to Nuuksio National Park and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen (in Raseborg), Kirkkonummen kirkko (in Kirkkonummi) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in nature's colorful creations at Observatory Hill Park.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip app.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Helsinki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen, Kirkkonummen kirkko, Porvoo Old Town, Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 19:
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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