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

Wildlife Parks Trails

Side Trips

Kotka, Hiidenvuori, Arboretum Mustila
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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 Akka-Koli Hill. Escape the urban bustle at Hiidenportti National Park and Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen and examine the collection at Pielisen Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Koli National Park itinerary planner.

Drive from Kouvola to Koli National Park in 5 hours. In July in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to 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 Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre. Discover out-of-the-way places like Riisitunturi National Park and Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kuusamo road trip planning site.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Kuusamo in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In July in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Riisitunturi National Park, Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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

Parks Nature Wildlife

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 Ahtari Zoo. Bring the kids along to Hatanpaa Arboretum and Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Venture out of the city with trips to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi) and Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) (in Pori). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Inari to Tampere takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Inari in August: highs in Tampere hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to 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 City Library. Explore hidden gems such as Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Hanko Water Tower. Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and contemplate the long history of Abo Akademi.

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

Wildlife Parks 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

Wildlife Parks 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 Porvoo Old Town. Bring the kids along to Nuuksio National Park and Hakaniemi Market. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen (in Raseborg) and Kirkkonummen kirkko (in Kirkkonummi). Pack the 17th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and admire the natural beauty at Observatory Hill Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Kimito Island to Helsinki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen, Nuuksio National Park, Porvoo Old Town, Kirkkonummen kirkko
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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