30 days in Finland Itinerary

30 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kotka
— 3 nights
2
Mikkeli
— 3 nights
3
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
4
Koli National Park
— 4 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
6
Vaasa
— 2 nights
7
Tampere
— 3 nights
8
Turku
— 3 nights
9
Helsinki
— 5 nights

3
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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 Kotka's surroundings by going to Kouvola (Model Railroad Museum Kouvola, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, &more) and Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala). There's still lots to do: walk around Riverside Park, trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, and get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

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 °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trips

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

3
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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: get advice or help at Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli, don't miss a visit to Pursialan hiidenkirnu, explore the striking landscape at Kummakivi Boulder, and see the interesting displays at Communications Centre Lokki.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, 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 °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
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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 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, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip planner.

You can drive from Mikkeli to Savonlinna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Savonlinna are °C, while nighttime lows are °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, Linnansaari National Park, Kerimaki Church
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

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, make a trip to Paateri, examine the collection at Pielisen Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Koli National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Koli National Park takes 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Koli National Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off 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
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

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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. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Rovaniemi using our trip planner.

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, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can 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
Angry Birds Park ©
Angry Birds Park

2
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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, thengo 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, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, and finally examine the collection at Terranova.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, 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 °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Parks Nature

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

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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 see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Tampere online holiday planner.

Getting from Vaasa to Tampere by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

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

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen) and Old Rauma (in Rauma). 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.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Turku day trip planning site.

Drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °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

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

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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 landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, stroll around The Esplanadi Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can 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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