30 days in Finland Itinerary

30 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Inari
— 3 nights
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Tampere
— 3 nights
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Kuopio
— 3 nights
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Savonlinna
— 3 nights
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Kotka
— 6 nights

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Room Escape Games. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo, approximately Porvoo away. Pack the 5th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and make a trip to Market Square Kauppatori.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online attractions planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Helsinki is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. When traveling from Sao Paulo in August, plan for little chillier days in Helsinki, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

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Landmark
Porvoo Old Town
4.4

3
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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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Lemmenjoki National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, get outside with Lake Inari, wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, and get great views at Otsamo Fell.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Inari itinerary planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Inari by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in August: high temperatures in Inari hover around 19°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Inari

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 11th (Sat), walk around Lilla holmen, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): catch a live event at Wiklof Holding Arena, then head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, then see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, and finally take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mariehamn trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Inari to Mariehamn by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Inari in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Mariehamn, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

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Specialty Museum
Museumship Pommern
4.5
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Military Museum
Aland Maritime Museum
4.7

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Turku Castle and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Hanko (Pike's Gut & Bellevue Beach). Next up on the itinerary: gain insight at Turku Cathedral, have fun at Adventure Park, get your game on at Moomin World, and kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Turku journey site.

Getting from Mariehamn to Turku by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Castle
Turku Castle
4.5

3
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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 Hatanpaa Arboretum and Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Pack the 17th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, and take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tampere driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Wildlife Area
Hatanpaa Arboretum
4.9
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Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Puijo Tower and Valkeisenlampi. Go for a jaunt from Kuopio to Tahkovuori to see Tahko Farmi about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and don't miss a visit to Satamankulma.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kuopio trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Kuopio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. August in Kuopio sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Fun & Games · Nature · Parks

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Observation Deck
Puijo Tower
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Government Building
Kuopio Market City Hall
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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Olavinlinna Castle and Imatra Waterfall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Savonlinna: Ruokolahden Kellotapuli (in Ruokolahti), Punkaharju Ridge (in Punkaharju) and Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, contemplate the waterfront views at Siikalahti Wetland, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Waterfall
Imatra Waterfall
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6
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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. Explore hidden gems such as Repovesi National Park and Salpa Line Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kotka: Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa) and Saimaa Canal (in Lappeenranta). Spend the 30th (Thu) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santalahti Nature Trail, stroll around Fuksinpuisto Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kotka trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kotka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Kotka are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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National Park
Repovesi National Park
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Water Body
Saimaa Canal
4.6

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