30 days in Finland Itinerary

30 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Moscow
Fly + Drive:  7 h
1
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Mikkeli
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
3
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Koli National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Vaasa
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
7
Tampere
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Moscow

3
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. Explore Kotka's surroundings by going to Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala) and Kouvola (Model Railroad Museum Kouvola, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, let the kids burn off some steam at Katariina Seaside Park, and stroll around Sibelius Park.

Plan my day in Kotka using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Moscow, Russia to Kotka is an approximately 7- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Moscow to Kotka, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Kouvola, Salpa Line Museum
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Katariina Seaside Park ©
Katariina Seaside Park
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail

3
nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Mikkeli side-trips: Woikosken Automuseo (in Mantyharju), Puumala (Puumalansalmen silta ja nakoalahissi, Puumalan Lake, &more) and Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Kummakivi Boulder, don't miss a visit to Pursialan hiidenkirnu, get engrossed in the history at Communications Centre Lokki, and get advice or help at Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mikkeli route planning website.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Mikkeli takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Puumala, Woikosken Automuseo, Kummakivi Boulder, Repovesi National Park
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Puumalan Lake ©
Puumalan Lake
Communications Centre Lokki
Communications Centre Lokki

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park and then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, identify plant and animal life at Siikalahti Wetland, walk around The Parikkala Sculpture Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip planner.

You can take a bus from Mikkeli to Savonlinna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Parikkala, Kerimaki Church, Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, don't miss a visit to Paateri, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ukko-Koli Hill, and trek along Akka-Koli Hill.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Koli National Park driving holiday app.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Koli National Park in 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Korouoma Canyon in Posio, about 1h 40 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi holiday site.

Getting from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In June, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Korouoma Canyon
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Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta, then go for a walk through Saltkaret, and then head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Here are some ideas for day two: test your problem-solving skills at Makeitout, see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, examine the collection at Stundars Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, and finally examine the collection at Terranova.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Vaasa sightseeing app.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Vaasa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

Mustasaari, Stundars Museum
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: Hameenlinna (Ahvenisto & Palander House) and Visavuori (in Valkeakoski). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tampere online holiday planner.

Getting from Vaasa to Tampere by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, Visavuori, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Visavuori ©
Visavuori

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Venture out of the city with trips to Old Rauma (in Rauma) and Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen). There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, gain insight at Turku Cathedral, and examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Turku day trip planning site.

Take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Old Rauma, Vaski Adventure Island, Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, stroll around The Esplanadi Park, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki journey planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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