30 days in Finland Itinerary

30 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 4 nights
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
4
Oulu
— 3 nights
5
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
6
Inari
— 2 nights
7
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
8
Tampere
— 4 nights
9
Helsinki
— 5 nights

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Oro and then explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kimito Island trip tool.

New Delhi, India to Kimito Island is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in July: high temperatures in Kimito Island hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Castle and Old Rauma. Head to Kauppakeskus Mylly and Ruokapuoti Lumofor plenty of shopping. When in Turku, make a side trip to see Teijo National Park in Pernio, approximately Pernio away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, and hike along The Archipelago Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Turku online journey builder.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Rauma, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Teijo National Park
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 2nd (Fri), examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to The Maritime Quarter.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kastelholm Castle
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

3
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nallikari Beach and Kauppahalli. Do some cultural sightseeing at Raahe Museum and Kierikki Stone Age Centre. When in Oulu, make a side trip to see Luovon Puoji in Hailuoto, approximately Hailuoto away. There's much more to do: walk around Hupisaaret Park, examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, get a taste of the local shopping with Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Oulu trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Oulu takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Raahe Museum, Kierikki Stone Age Centre, Luovon Puoji
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Raahe Museum ©
Raahe Museum
Kierikki Stone Age Centre ©
Kierikki Stone Age Centre

3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Pentik Hill and Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre will appeal to museum buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jalavan Kauppa and Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Julma Olkky, explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, and relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kuusamo travel planner.

You can drive from Oulu to Kuusamo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Kuusamo sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, Pentik Hill, Jalavan Kauppa
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 8:
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Julma Olkky ©
Julma Olkky

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Let the collections at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Gold Prospector Museum capture your imagination. Step out of Inari with an excursion to Hippupuoti Gift Shop in Saariselka--about 1 hour away. Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. It doesn't end there: relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm.

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

You can drive from Kuusamo to Inari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Inari are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Hippupuoti Gift Shop, Lemmenjoki National Park
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 11:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Get some cultural insight at Olavinlinna Castle and Kerimaki Church. Salpa Line and Pikkukirkko will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Savonlinna with a short trip to Linnansaari National Park in Rantasalmi, about 54 minutes away. There's more to do: examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planner.

You can fly from Inari to Savonlinna in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Savonlinna when traveling from Inari in August, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki, Linnansaari National Park, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 14:
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Vapriikin Museokeskus and Laukko Manor will appeal to museum buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Yyteri Beach and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. When in Tampere, make a side trip to see Pori Art Museum in Pori, approximately Pori away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, explore the world behind art at Hiekka Art Museum, and kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tampere online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Savonlinna to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Pori, Laukko Manor, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 18:
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The National Museum of Finland. Step out of the city life by going to Nuuksio National Park and Arboretum Mustila. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo) and Maritime Centre Vellamo (in Kotka). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, and hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online trip builder.

Getting from Tampere to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Arboretum Mustila, Nuuksio National Park, Cathedral of Porvoo, Maritime Centre Vellamo
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 23:
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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