30 days in Finland Itinerary

30 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vienna
Fly + Drive:  6 h 45 min
1
Tuusula
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
2
Vantaa
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Kemijarvi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
8
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
10
Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
11
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
12
Hameenlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
13
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Vienna

1
night
Tuusula

Tuusula ©
Tuusula is a municipality of Finland. On the 11th (Fri), explore the different monuments and memorials at Tuusula Church.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tuusula trip builder website.

Vienna, Austria to Tuusula is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In May, Tuusula is a bit cooler than Vienna - with highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Vantaa.

Things to do in Tuusula

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hyvinkaa Church, King's Road
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King's Road ©
King's Road
Hyvinkaa Church ©
Hyvinkaa Church
Tuusula Church ©
Tuusula Church

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vantaa: Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa), Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town & The Devil's Stairs) and Lahti (Musical Fountain & Sibelius Hall). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Vantaa Art Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Naurusaari Indoor Playground, and buy something for everyone on your list at Flamingo Entertainment Center.

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Vantaa is just a stone's throw from Tuusula. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 6°C. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Vantaa

Shopping Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Porvoo, Lahti, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

1
night
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 16th (Wed): get outside with Lake Inari.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari trip planner.

You can fly from Vantaa to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Vantaa in May, things will get slightly colder in Inari: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, thenget your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, thenenjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Lordi's Square, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then catch a live event at Lappi Areena.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planning app.

You can drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kemijarvi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Fun & Games Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Kemijarvi

Kemijarvi
Kemijärvi is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Joutsijarven Bunkkerit.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kemijarvi trip site.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kemijarvi in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Kemijarvi can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Kemijarvi

Historic Sites
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3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Take a break from Kuusamo with a short trip to Riisitunturi National Park in Posio, about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Ruka and look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo holiday planner.

Drive from Kemijarvi to Kuusamo in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in May, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Riisitunturi National Park
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Ruka ©
Ruka
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 23rd (Wed), kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Oulu trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Oulu takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach

3
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.
On the 24th (Thu), take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Oulu to Koli National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in May, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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 26th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, thensee the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna journey planning website.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. In May in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

2
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 28th (Mon), snap pictures at Karkisten Silta, take in the views from Kuokkalan silta, thenlook for gifts at Punnitse & Saasta, thenexplore the world behind art at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Tourujoen Luontopolku. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Jyvaskyla trip planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Jyvaskyla by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Pyha-Hakki National Park
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Tourujoen Luontopolku ©
Tourujoen Luontopolku
Kuokkalan silta ©
Kuokkalan silta

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Pori (Yyteri Beach & Juselius Mausoleum). Pack the 2nd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, explore the wide array of goods at City Sokos, and steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere journey planner.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Tampere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hameenlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Pori
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

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Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
Hämeenlinna is a city and municipality of about inhabitants in the heart of the historical province of Häme in the south of Finland. On the 3rd (Sun), see where the action happens at Ritari-areena, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Cross Church, and then examine the collection at Palander House.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hameenlinna trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Hameenlinna in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. June in Hameenlinna sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Holy Cross Church
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Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church
Palander House ©
Palander House

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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.
Pack the 6th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Hameenlinna to Helsinki takes 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 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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