29 days in Finland Itinerary

29 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 4 nights
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
3
Kimito Island
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 2 nights
5
Lohja
— 2 nights
6
Espoo
— 2 nights
7
Vantaa
— 3 nights
8
Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 2 nights
9
Porvoo
— 2 nights
10
Siltakyla
— 2 nights
11
Kotka
— 2 nights
12
Kouvola
— 3 nights

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Galleria Ronga and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Get some historical perspective at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing and Hame Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Yyteri Beach (in Pori) and Sibelius Hall (in Lahti). Pack the 12th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's lots more to do: stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and explore the world behind art at Tampere Art Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Tampere route maker site.

If you are flying in from Hungary, the closest major aiport is Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. September in Tampere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Yyteri Beach, Hame Castle, Sibelius Hall
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 16:
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, thenwander the streets of Ullanlinna, and finally don't miss a visit to Old Market Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Kamppi Chapel of Silence ©
Kamppi Chapel of Silence

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): make a trip to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Kimito Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Museums

Side Trip

Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:
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Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the galleries of Turku Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, thenkick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip builder website.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Lohja.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Naantali Old Town, Kurjenrahka National Park
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Lohja

Lohja ©
Lohja is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Uusimaa region. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lohja online trip planner.

Getting from Turku to Lohja by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Espoo.

Things to do in Lohja

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Raseborg Castle
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Raseborg Castle ©
Raseborg Castle

2
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): browse the different shops at Sello. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Espoo Cathedral, get all the information you need at Haltia, and then tee off at Hirsala Golf.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Espoo trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Lohja to Espoo takes an hour. In September, daytime highs in Espoo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Vantaa.

Things to do in Espoo

Shopping Outdoors Golf

Side Trip

Kirkkonummi
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:
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Iso Omena ©
Iso Omena
Espoo Cathedral ©
Espoo Cathedral
Hirsala Golf ©
Hirsala Golf

3
nights
Vantaa

Vantaa ©
Though technically its own city, Vantaa is considered by many to be a Helsinki suburb, and it is where most visitors land when they fly to Finland.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get curious at Heureka, thenget all the information you need at Fazer Experience Visitor Centre, thenadmire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Jarvenpaan kirkko, thenexplore the galleries of Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula), and finally see the interesting displays at Finnish Aviation Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Vantaa online route planner.

Vantaa is just a short distance from Espoo. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ruotsinpyhtaa.

Things to do in Vantaa

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jarvenpaa, Porvoo, Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius ©
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Finnish Aviation Museum ©
Finnish Aviation Museum

2
nights
Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ruotsinpyhtaa trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Vantaa to Ruotsinpyhtaa takes 1.5 hours. In September in Ruotsinpyhtaa, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll set off for Porvoo on the 1st (Mon).

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Trails Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Hamina
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Hamina Town Hall ©
Hamina Town Hall

2
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, thenstop by Trio, and then explore the activities along Pikku Vesijarvi. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Runeberg Park, stroll through Kokonniemi, thengo for a walk through The Devil's Stairs, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Porvoo online travel route planner.

Getting from Ruotsinpyhtaa to Porvoo by car takes about an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Siltakyla.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lahti, Halosenniemi Museum
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Pikku Vesijarvi ©
Pikku Vesijarvi
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Halosenniemi Museum ©
Halosenniemi Museum

2
nights
Siltakyla

Siltakyla ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): stop by Linden Esplanade.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Siltakyla tour builder tool.

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Siltakyla takes an hour. October in Siltakyla sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kotka.

Things to do in Siltakyla

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Hamina
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 5:
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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church
Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral ©
Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral

2
nights
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. On the 5th (Fri), make a trip to German Self-Propelled Gun StuG III, thensee the interesting displays at Model Railroad Museum Kouvola, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kotka tour itinerary builder site.

Kotka is very close to Siltakyla. In October, daytime highs in Kotka are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Kouvola, Loviisan kirkko, German Self-Propelled Gun StuG III
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
Model Railroad Museum Kouvola ©
Model Railroad Museum Kouvola

3
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Utti Fort. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Savitaipale Church, thenstop by MyGoodKnife, and finally don't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kouvola day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Kouvola takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Lahti, Pihamaa Estate & Winery, Savitaipale Church, The Astuvansalmi rock paintings
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 10:
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Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Savitaipale Church ©
Savitaipale Church

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