29 days in Finland Itinerary

29 days in Finland Itinerary

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Tampere
— 4 nights
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Pori
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
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Oulu
— 3 nights
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Inari
— 2 nights
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
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Lappeenranta
— 3 nights
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Kotka
— 3 nights
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Helsinki
— 5 nights

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Vapriikin Museokeskus and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Visit Holy Cross Church and St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Hameenlinna (Birthplace of Jean Sibelius & Palander House) and Visavuori (in Valkeakoski). The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach.

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Dublin, Ireland to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin to Tampere, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Tampere are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
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Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
4.8

2
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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, then visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach, and then examine the collection at Villa Mairea.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Pori trip planner.

Getting from Tampere to Pori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June in Pori, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Beach
Yyteri Beach
4.6
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World heritage site
Old Rauma
4.5

3
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Visit Turku Cathedral and Kuusisto Manor for their historical value. Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Bellevue Beach in Hanko, about 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, browse the collection at Turku City Library, and kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

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Must see
Turku Cathedral
4.4
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Turku Castle
4.5

2
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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 9th (Tue), examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then stroll through Kobba Klintar, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter, then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, then steep yourself in history at Bomarsund, and finally steep yourself in history at Salis Batteri.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mariehamn online road trip planner.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Military Museum
Aland Maritime Museum
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Museumship Pommern
4.5
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Specialty Museum
Kastelholm Castle
4.2

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Marjaniemi Lighthouse and Raahe Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Haukipudas Church and Oulu Cathedral. Take a break from Oulu with a short trip to Kierikki Stone Age Centre in Yli-Ii, about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, stroll around Ainolan Puisto, and identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Oulu trip planner.

Fly from Mariehamn to Oulu in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daytime highs in Oulu are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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2
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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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, then trek along Juutua Nature Trail, and then surround yourself with nature on Angeli Reindeer Farm. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, read Inari sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Oulu to Inari in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Inari when traveling from Oulu in June, with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Angeli Reindeer Farm
5.0

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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 16th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, then pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, then examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Savonlinna takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Inari in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Savonlinna, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums

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Religious Site
Kerimaki Church
4.7

3
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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rautjarven kirkko and Savitaipale Church. Lappeenranta Fortress and Joutsenon kirkko are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Lappeenranta's surroundings by going to Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola) and Imatra (Church of St. Nicholas & Lammassaari Island). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, get engrossed in the history at Wolkoff House Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nuijamaa Church.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Lappeenranta trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

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Waterfall
Imatra Waterfall
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Specialty Museum
Lappeenranta Fortress
4.4

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Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Maritime Centre Vellamo and Sapokka Water Garden. Do some cultural sightseeing at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum and St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. Get out of town with these interesting Kotka side-trips: Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala), Marian Kirkko (in Hamina) and World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill (in Kouvola). There's still lots to do: expand your understanding of the military at Main Building of Military School, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kymi Church.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kotka trip planning website.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Kotka in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Kotka are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Maritime Centre Vellamo
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Church
Marian Kirkko
4.2
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Architectural Building
Main Building of Military School
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mannerheim Museum and Cathedral of Porvoo. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Heureka (in Vantaa) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, wander the streets of Katajanokka, explore the world behind art at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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