28 days in Finland Itinerary

28 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rauma
— 3 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Tampere
— 3 nights
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Savonlinna
— 3 nights
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Inari
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 4 nights
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Kuusamo
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 6 nights

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Get some historical perspective at Old Rauma and Uusikaupunki Old Church. Shop till you drop at Patakirppis and Ruokapuoti Lumo. Venture out of the city with trips to Villa Mairea (in Noormarkku), Pori (Yyteri Beach & Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)) and Uusikaupunki (Automobile Museum & Bonk Museum). There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum and pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rauma trip itinerary maker app.

Boston, USA to Rauma is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Boston in May, things will get a bit cooler in Rauma: highs are around 59°F and lows about 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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Must see
Yyteri Beach
4.6
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World heritage site
Old Rauma
4.5
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Specialty Museum
Villa Mairea
4.2

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. You'll explore and learn at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya) and Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen). Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli and enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Turku, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Must see
Turku Cathedral
4.4
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Turku Castle
4.5
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History Museum
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
4.4

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get outdoors at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Rauhaniemi Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Vapriikin Museokeskus and The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, look for gifts at Ideapark, browse the range of quality goods at City Sokos, and examine the collection at Mediamuseo Rupriikki.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip maker.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in May, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Beaches

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Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, then examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip builder site.

Getting from Tampere to Savonlinna by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 16 — 19:
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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. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Inari day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Inari takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Savonlinna in May, things will get little chillier in Inari: highs are around 49°F and lows about 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Escape the urban bustle at Pakasaivo and Seven Fells Up. Change things up with a short trip to Nature & Wildlife Tours in Kittila (about 50 minutes away). There's more to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Levi day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Levi are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
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Outdoor Activity
Seven Fells Up
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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare and then look for gifts at Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at The Predator Center in Kuusamo.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kuusamo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Kuusamo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Kuusamo are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Shopping Center Kumpare
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Design Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Aurlahti Beach and Aurinkolahti Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Willatar (in Porvoo) and Sibelius Hall (in Lahti). There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, stroll through Hietaranta Beach, don't miss a visit to Market Square Kauppatori, and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kuusamo in May: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 60°F and lows are around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

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Neighborhood
Katajanokka
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Wildlife Area
Arboretum Mustila
4.7